Grown-ish star Yara Shahidi will join Jude Law in Disney’s upcoming Peter Pan and Wendy. Alexander Molony will play Peter Pan and Ever Anderson will play Wendy.
In recent years, Disney has been diversifying casting of traditionally white fictional characters. Halle Bailey was tapped to play Ariel, which upset some people but did not stop Disney from moving forward.
Robin Williams and Julia Roberts played the roles in the 1991 film Hook:
Yara is lovely and will do a great job. Watch her put together a simple look earlier this summer for Vogue:
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