×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Warner Bros. Celebrates Release of ‘Pan’ With Global Fan Event

Gearing up for the release of Peter Pan origin tale “Pan,” Warner Bros. will bring the film’s magical world to life with the help of the films’ stars Hugh Jackman and Levi Miller.

Joined by director Joe Wright, the two talents, along with WB, will celebrate and experience several versions of Neverland in person with fans in a worldwide tour, and will be joined at several stops by Rooney Mara, who plays Tiger Lily, Garrett Hedlund — Hook before the hook and writer Jason Fuchs. Social media will be a large part of the event, as fans are invited to check in virtually at each unique “Neverland” location via Facebook and Instagram, and post about their experiences using the hashtag #PanMovie.

The tour began on Sept. 2 in Australia, the home country of both Jackman and Miller, where “Pan” will make its global debut in theaters on Sept. 24. Melbourne students from five local public schools saw advance footage from the film, followed by a surprise Q&A with Jackman.

Other cities included in the tour are London’s Leicester Square, which is being transformed into the film’s Neverland, along with Hong Kong, from Sept. 18 to Oct. 11, with the city’s Times Square Mall hosting a massive installation entitled “Every Legend Has a Beginning.”

Other cities expected to be transformed into Neverland include Tokyo and New York City before ending in Mexico City on Oct. 6.In each of these cities, Jackman, Miller and Wright, as well as occasionally Mara and Hedlund, will participate in various fan events that can be viewed across the world on various social media platforms.

The film make its world premiere on Sept. 20 in London and will bow in theaters on Oct. 9.

More Film

  • Paul McCartney, Emma Stone Take Aim

    Paul McCartney, Emma Stone Take Aim at Bullying With 'Who Cares' Short

    Paul McCartney and Emma Stone get surreal for a good cause in the short film inspired by McCartney’s new anti-bullying song “Who Cares,” which held its premiere Sunday night at Beverly Hills’ Fine Arts Theater. In the short directed by Brantley Guitierrez (a longtime McCartney tour photographer) and choreographer Ryan Heffington, the music legend and [...]

  • Black Panther Production Design

    Netflix Isn't Killing Movie Theaters, Study Shows

    Netflix isn’t killing movie theaters. At least, that’s the take-away from a new study conducted by EY’s Quantitative Economics and Statistics group, which finds that people who go to movies in theaters more frequently also consume more streaming content. That flies in the face of the “conventional wisdom” of box office sages, who grimly ascribe [...]

  • 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' Weaves Inclusive

    The Secret Power of 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' Is Inclusion

    In a year that gave us films like “Black Panther” and “Crazy Rich Asians,” this weekend’s “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” delivers one more home run for underrepresented groups in media in 2018. An animated film that takes advantage of Sony’s piece of the Marvel pie, “Spider-Verse” not only puts a mixed-race, middle-class teenager in the [...]

  • Jeff BridgesJeff Bridges, who stars in

    Jeff Bridges to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at 2019 Golden Globes

    The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced that Jeff Bridges will receive the Cecil B. DeMille award at the 76th Golden Globes on Jan. 6, 2019. Bridges has starred in films like “The Big Lebowski,” “Crazy Heart,” “True Grit,” and “The Fabulous Baker Boys.” “The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is delighted to bestow the 2019 [...]

  • Charlotte Rampling Euphoria

    Berlin Film Festival: Charlotte Rampling to Receive Honorary Golden Bear

    Oscar-nominated actress Charlotte Rampling, whose career has spanned more than 100 film and television roles, will be honored with a special Golden Bear at the upcoming Berlin Film Festival. The fest will also pay homage to Rampling by screening a selection of her work, including Sidney Lumet’s “The Verdict” (1982), Francois Ozon’s “Swimming Pool” (2003) [...]

  • The Sisters Brothers

    France's Lumieres Awards Unveil Nominations

    Jacques Audiard’s “The Sisters Brothers” has been nominated for best film and director at the 24th Lumieres Awards, France’s equivalent of the Golden Globes. The Western starring Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly and Jake Gyllenhaal world-premiered at Venice Film Festival, where it earned Audiard a best director award. Produced by Paris-based company Why Not, “The [...]

  • CAA to Represent Peter Chan's We

    CAA to Represent Peter Chan's We Pictures

    Creative Artists Agency (CAA) has signed with We Pictures, the production and distribution company founded by Hong Kong-born director and producer Peter Chan Ho-sun. It aims to boost the company’s footprint both in China and abroad. Within China, CAA China will help We Pictures to develop new business partnerships and find new sources of investment [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content