Fox Searchlight has shared the official trailer for Wendy, a new film from Benh Zeitlin. A reimagining of the classic Peter Pan tale, Wendy arrives in select theaters this winter.

What’s happening:

  • The official trailer for Fox Searchlight’s Wendy was released yesterday. The film hails from Benh Zeitlin, director of Beasts of the Southern Wild.
  • Zeitlin’s modern adaptation of the classic children’s story is told from a young Wendy’s perspective.

  • In addition to giving audiences a closer look at the film, the studio announced on Twitter that Wendy would begin its theatrical run on February 28, 2020.

Wendy poster:

Film synopsis:

  • “The classic story of Peter Pan is wildly reimagined in this ragtag epic from Benh Zeitlin, director of Beasts of the Southern Wild. Lost on a mysterious island where aging and time have come unglued, Wendy must fight to save her family, her freedom, and the joyous spirit of youth from the deadly peril of growing up.”

Wendy stars:

  • Shay Walker
  • Tommie Lynn Milazzo
  • Stephanie Lynn Wilson

Creative team:

  • Directed by:
    • Benh Zeitlin
  • Written by:
    • Benh Zeitlin
    • Eliza Zeitlin
  • Produced by:
    • Becky Glupczynski
    • Dan Janvey
    • Paul Mezey
    • Josh Penn

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