Harry Potter’s Ben Hibon to helm Pan

Swiss director Ben Hibon, who helmed the animated sequence in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, has been hired to direct the fantasy action thriller Pan.

Based on Ben Magid’s script, which was originally going to be directed by Guillermo del Toro, the film “puts a dark spin on J.M. Barrie’s ‘Peter Pan,’ with Captain Hook as a haunted former police detective in pursuit of a childlike kidnapper.”

Filming is scheduled to start shooting next fall in Europe.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 is in cinemas now.