Mara’s casting has garnered controversy regarding her role as Tiger Lily since the character is of Native American descent.
The film will be a new take on the classic story based on J.M Barrie’s Peter Pan. It is set during WWII and follows an orphan who is kidnapped by pirates and brought to Neverland, where he discovers he’s destined to save the land from the pirate Blackbeard.
Pan is being penned by Jason Fuchs with Greg Berlanti producing, and Sarah Schechter overseeing for the studio.
Miller appeared in Fox’s Terra Nova.
Pan is expected to hit theaters July 17, 2015.