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Rooney Mara set to play Tiger Lily in Peter Pan reboot

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ROONEY Mara looks set to play Tiger Lily in Peter Pan origins tale Pan.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actress is in final negotiations to join Joe Wright’s movie, which already stars Hugh Jackman as Blackbeard and Garrett Hedlund as Hook.

The story will follow a young orphan boy from London who is spirited away to the magical Neverland where he faces off against Blackbeard, the story’s main villain.

The young Pan has yet to be cast, but will be a boy between 10 and 12-years-old. Auditions are currently being held with the emphasis being on finding a breakthrough star.

Pan is being billed as a big budget re-imagining of the classic tale that will present a very different take on the story and its characters.

It is is currently set for release on July 17, 2015.

Mara, whose previous work includes Her, Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, Side Effects and the US version of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, is currently shooting the lesbian drama Carol alongside Oscar winner Cate Blanchett.

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