It’s official, Hugh Jackman is now confirmed to play Blackbeard in Joe Wright’s Peter Pan reboot. Garrett Hedlund is also confirmed as Captain Hook. It seems like every movie nowadays has more than one villain. WB President Greg Silverman released this statement:
“Hugh Jackman always delivers indelible performances that resonate with audiences. We know he will create a Blackbeard who will be a powerful presence in this original Peter Pan adventure.”
The upcoming reboot will be released on July 17, 2015.