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Javier Bardem to play Blackbeard in 'Peter Pan' movie?

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Javier Bardem has reportedly been offered a lead role in the upcoming Peter Pan film.

In the Warner Bros origin story, an orphan is taken to Neverland and leads a rebellion against the pirates, reports Deadline.

Javier Bardem, Eat Pray Love

Javier Bardem in 'Eat Pray Love'



Bardem is said to have agreed to play the villainous Blackbeard in the film, which is also expected to feature Captain Hook.

Pride & Prejudice and Atonement director Joe Wright is reportedly in talks to direct the movie.

Meanwhile, Ice Age: Continental Drift's Jason Fuchs has written the script and Greg Berlanti is on board as producer.

Javier Bardem, The Counsellor

Javier Bardem in The Counsellor



Both Disney and Sony are also believed to be working Peter Pan movies.

Disney's Peter and the Starcatchers will be directed by The Hunger Games' Gary Ross, while Channing Tatum is involved in Sony's project.

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