So, what’s Joaquin Phoenix going to do next after killing it in Joker? Well, turns out he might be up for the role of Captain Hook in the Peter Pan reboot.
Disney is working on a Peter Pan reboot called Pan and Wendy and they’re looking for a great actor to play the film’s villain, Captain Hook.
Hook’s been played by the likes of Dustin Hoffman in the past in Steven Spielberg’s Hook.
That movie wasn’t the best, I actually think it’s Spielberg’s worst film, yet Hoffman was good as Hook.
It’s now being reported by The Illuminerdi that Disney Studios is trying to get Joaquin Phoenix to play Captain Hook in their upcoming movie.
There had been reports that Disney had offered the role of Tinkerbell to Margot Robbie, which is pretty good casting.
It sounds like they’re now after her DC Comics movie compatriot, Joaquin Phoenix to play Captain Hook.
The Illuminerdi are reporting that both have only been offered the roles in Pan and Wendy.
Neither of the actors have accepted the roles, so they could very easily turn Disney down.
Joaquin Phoenix might be up for the role of Captain Hook in the Peter Pan reboot
Here is a breakdown of Captain Hook provided by the site:
An unhinged, dramatic, and menacing swordsman, who is out to seek revenge on Peter Pan for cutting his hand off and feeding it to a crocodile. When Hook takes Wendy’s brothers John and Michael hostage he uses them as bait to lure Peter Pan.
They also provided a breakdown of Hook’s first-mate, Smee:
A rotund fellow with a great grey beard, Smee is Captain Hook’s main henchman and servant who will do anything to please his captain.
It’s been revealed that David Lowery (director of Pete’s Dragon) is going to direct the movie.
He’ll be working off a script by Toby Halbrooks, who co-wrote Pete’s Dragon.
Pan and Wendy will be produced by Jim Whitaker (producer of Disney’s A Wrinkle In Time).
He’ll be joined by fellow producer Joe Roth (Maleficent: Mistress of Evil).
What do you make of this news? Would you like to see Joaquin Phoenix play Captain Hook in a Peter Pan reboot?
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