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Garrett Hedlund Lands Hook in Joe Wright’s Pan

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 10:  Actor Garrett Hedlund attends the 14th annual AFI Awards Luncheon at the Four Seasons Hotel Beverly Hills on January 10, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI)

Inside Llewyn Davis actor Garrett Hedlund has been offered the role of Hook in director Joe Wright's Peter Pan reboot, but don't worry if he seems like an odd choice. The reimagined captain is allegedly Peter's buddy, as the film is something of a prequel. Meanwhile, Hugh Jackman is rumored for the film's actual villain, Blackbeard. Maybe Hedlund is the right pirate captain for today's generation. If you ask us, however, it's a fabulously over-the-top Dustin Hoffman snarling at children in a curly wig and tricorn hat, or no Hook at all.

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