Raised on the streets of turn-of-the century London, orphaned Peter and his pals survive by their fearless wits as cunning young pickpockets. Now, they've been rounded up by their mentor ...
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Raised on the streets of turn-of-the century London, orphaned Peter and his pals survive by their fearless wits as cunning young pickpockets. Now, they've been rounded up by their mentor Jimmy Hook to snatch a priceless, some believe, magical treasure which transports them to another world. Neverland is a realm of white jungles and legendary mysteries of eternal youth, where unknown friends and enemies snatched from time welcome the new travelers with both excitement and trepidation. These groups include a band of 18th century pirates led by the power-mad Elizabeth Bonny, and the Native American Kaw tribe led by a Holy Man, which has protected the secret of the tree spirits from Bonny and her gang for ages, and that has meant war. But as the fight to save this strange and beautiful world becomes vital, Hook, Peter, and the ragamuffin lost boys consider that growing old somewhere in time could be less important than growing up, right here in their new home called Neverland. Written by
The ship that serves as the "Jolly Roger," Captain Hook's ship, is the "Neptune," a replica 17th century Spanish Galleon that was originally built for Pirates (1986), Roman Polanski's infamous box-office bomb. (The ship itself accounted for one-fourth of that film's $30 million+ budget.) The "Neptune" is now a floating museum in the harbor at Genoa, Italy. See more »
Captain Bonnie notes that Orion is "in the wrong place" and Polaris is not visible. From anywhere far enough away that Polaris is not visible, Orion would also not be visible, or the parts of it that were visible would not remotely resemble Orion as we see it from Earth. See more »
My favorite story growing up was Peter Pan and to this day i am still obsessed with it. I've always searched for a prequel to Peter's past but never found much. This was a dream come true.
The story changed a few things, pixie dust and what not but i applaud the writers courage and ingenuity in going in such a direction. The story was captivating, the graphics very good for a SYFY movie and above all it was exhilarating seeing the start to it all.
I sincerely hope they make a sequel, or a series out of it. There are so many old stories getting remakes, sequels and series but none more deserves it than this story. If you haven't seen it, go find it!! to the writers and syfy channel, PLEASE MAKE MORE!!!!!
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