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Rooney Mara casting as Tiger Lily sparks criticism

Rooney Mara casting as Tiger Lily sparks criticism

March 23 (UPI) -- Critics say casting of Rooney Mara as Native American princess Tiger Lily in "Peter Pan" adaptation is "shameful."
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Rooney Mara to play Tiger Lily in upcoming Peter Pan film

Rooney Mara to play Tiger Lily in upcoming Peter Pan film

March 13 (UPI) -- Rooney Mara has signed on to play Tiger Lily in the upcoming Warner Bros. adaptation of the Peter Pan tale, "Pan."
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Open casting call for Peter Pan film to take place in London

Open casting call for Peter Pan film to take place in London

LONDON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- An open casting call for a child actor to play Peter Pan is scheduled in London later this month, the BBC reported Monday.
Hugh Jackman confirmed for role in Peter Pan picture

Hugh Jackman confirmed for role in Peter Pan picture

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Australian actor Hugh Jackman has been hired to star in the upcoming live-action Peter Pan feature for director Joe Wright, Warner Bros. confirmed.
Hugh Jackman to play Blackbeard in Peter Pan picture

Hugh Jackman to play Blackbeard in Peter Pan picture

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Australian actor Hugh Jackman has signed on to play the pirate Blackbeard in Hollywood's upcoming Peter Pan picture, Variety reported Friday.
Joe Wright to direct Peter Pan film for Warner Bros.

Joe Wright to direct Peter Pan film for Warner Bros.

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- British director Joe Wright is to direct an as-yet-untitled, live-action Peter Pan adventure, Warner Bros. announced.
Jane Austen's classic romance 'Pride and Prejudice' turns 200

Jane Austen's classic romance 'Pride and Prejudice' turns 200

LONDON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Jane Austen's House Museum in Chawton, England, has dedicated an exhibition to the author's classic romance "Pride and Prejudice," which turned 200 this week.
Brad Pitt is new face of Chanel No. 5

Brad Pitt is new face of Chanel No. 5

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- British director Joe Wright has directed a new advertising campaign for Chanel No. 5 starring Brad Pitt, the fragrance maker announced Monday.
Knightley to star in 'Anna Karenina'

Knightley to star in 'Anna Karenina'

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Joe Wright is to direct British actress Keira Knightley in a big-screen adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel "Anna Karenina," Focus Features said Thursday.
Wright to direct Ronan, Blanchett in film

Wright to direct Ronan, Blanchett in film

LONDON, March 11 (UPI) -- British film director Joe Wright is to begin shooting his new adventure thriller "Hanna" in Europe, Focus Features announced Thursday.

Universal makes 2-film deal with Wright

UNIVERSAL CITY , Calif., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. firm Universal Pictures and Britain's Working Title Films say they signed a two-picture deal with Joe Wright, the British director who helmed "Atonement."

'Atonement' earns 14 BAFTA nods

LONDON , Jan. 16 (UPI) -- The period drama "Atonement" led the field when nominations for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards were announced Wednesday.

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Two boys' joyride ends with arrest

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- An 11-year-old boy, with a younger brother riding shotgun, survived a joyride in New York unscathed but took out two signs and an SUV before hitting a pole.

Knightley stars in Chanel short film

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- British actress Keira Knightley has reunited with her "Pride & Prejudice" director, Joe Wright, for a short film called "Coco Mademoiselle."
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Joe Wright (born 1972) is a three time BAFTA-winning, Golden Globe-nominated English film director best known for 2005's Pride and Prejudice and 2007's Atonement.

Wright was born in London, where his parents founded the Little Angel Theatre, a puppet theatre in Islington.

Wright always had an interest in the arts, especially painting. He would also make films on his Super 8 camera as well as spend time in the evenings acting in a drama club. Being dyslexic, he left school without any GCSEs.

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