The big budget live actionfilm version of Peter Pan, forwhich Columbia Pictures, Universal Pictures and Revolution Studios teamed in anunusual three-way studio co-venture, has begun principal photography inQueensland, Australia under local director PJ Hogan (Muriel's Wedding,My Best Friend's Wedding).

Jeremy Sumpter, who playedone of Bill Paxton's sons in Frailty, is playing Peter, Jason Isaacs is playing Captain Hook, Lynn Redgraveis Aunt Millicent, Olivia Williams is Mrs Darling, newcomer Rachel Hurd-Wood isWendy, Richard Briers is Smee and Ludivine Sagnier, the French actress who isthe youngest of the Eight Women inFrancois Ozon's hit film, is Tinkerbell.

Lucy Fisher and Douglas Wickof Sony-based Red Wagon Entertainment are producing the film, along withPatrick McCormick, with Mohamed Al Fayed, Gail Lyon and Jocelyn Moorhouseexecutive producing.