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Javier Bardem May Play Peter Pan's Dreaded Pirate Nemesis, Blackbeard


The latest of our many Peter Pan films may give Javier Bardem his latest excuse for a crazy person's haircut. Deadline reports the actor has been offered a part in Joe Wright's adaptation in the "lead villain" role of Blackbeard the pirate. Even weirder than that he won't be playing Hook? That he won't be bringing his No Country for Old Men look back to play the Internet's most nightmarish Peter Pan.

  • November 12, 2013
    Though there are already at least three other Peter Pan projects in development, Warner Bros. is insisting that the timeless tale of flying, un-aging god-boy versus pirates must be told still again. The studio has reportedly started talks with Joe Wright--director of such Keira... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2011
    Hey, another Peter Pan adaptation! Adding to Sony's Channing Tatum-starring Pan, Disney's thoughts for a prequel, and the peanut butter, now we've got Aaron Eckhart starring in writer Ben Mag and director Ben Hibon dark, modern take on the story, which is being made because we ... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2011
    Sounds like two of our greatest slightly-devolved-looking actors might be squaring off on screen. Deadline reports Javier Bardem has been offered a part opposite Daniel Craig in the next Bond, presumably as the film's central villain. If he'll accept MGM's offer is another matt... / Continue →
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