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Hedlund Hooks in a role in Pan?

Garrett Hedlund has reportedly been approached to play Captain Hook in origins story Pan.

The Tron: Legacy star is said to have been offered the role in the Warner Bros film, said The Hollywood Reporter.

Joe Wright, who directed Atonement and Pride And Prejudice, will be taking the reins on the movie, which has been written by Jason Fuchs.

Pan would focus on how Peter Pan and the man who becomes Captain Hook start out as friends, with Hook working as a crewmate on Blackbeard's pirate ship.

Hugh Jackman had been in talks to play villain Blackbeard.

Pan is expected to be released in 2015.

Garrett, who has starred in On The Road and Country Strong, appears in the Coen brothers' musical drama Inside Llewyn Davis. The 29-year-old will next be seen in Angelina Jolie's drama, Unbroken, when it is released in 2014.

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