Ellen Burstyn & Emma Thompson Among Cast For Female-Fronted Multi-Generational Peter Pan Pic ‘The Lost Girls’ — Toronto

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Ellen Burstyn & Emma Thompson Among Cast For Female-Fronted Multi-Generational Peter Pan Pic ‘The Lost Girls’ — Toronto
Exclusive: Oscar winners Ellen Burstyn and Emma Thompson are among the ensemble cast for coming-of-age fantasy-drama movie The Lost Girls, a female-fronted take on the classic Peter Pan story by J.M. Barrie.

Livia De Paolis (Emoticon ;)) is adapting, directing and starring in the film, which also will feature Thompson’s daughter Gaia Wise (A Walk in the Woods). De Paolis is adapting from Laurie Fox’s novel.

The Lost Girls will chronicle four generations of Darling women as they struggle in the aftermath of their adventures with Peter Pan in Neverland. The film will follow how Wendy (De Paolis) struggles to retain her creative spirit after her fantastical journeys with Pan.

Like her grandmother (Burstyn) and her mother Jane (Thompson in a cameo role), Wendy must escape Pan’s hold on her and the promises he desperately wants her to keep. As her daughter Berry (Wise) comes into Peter’s orbit,
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