- 1 Season
The Syfy network's fantasy/adventure mini-series Neverland, tells the Peter Pan story from a new perspective. A young Peter, played by Charlie Rowe, is commanded by his mentor Jimmy Hook, played by Rhys Ifans, to embark on a mission to obtain a mysterious and magical orb that will transport them to the mysterious and everlasting world called Neverland. Peter is not alone on his mission, as he is joined by his closest pals who are known for their pickpocketing thievery. In Episode 1, after the team of juvenile petty thieves are whisked away to a magical world after obtaining the orb, they meet a gang of pirates, including Captain Elizabeth Bonny played by Anna Friel. As they journey through this mysterious, strange world, viewers are introduced to many other key characters, including Dr. Fludd, played by Charles Dance, Tinker Bell, played by Keira Knightley, Holy Man, played by Raoul Trujillo, and others. The fantasy and excitement continues in Episode 2 as the team begins their mission to return to England. In this Episode, Peter acquires the ability to take flight and has to use his newfound powers to stop Jimmy Hook, who betrayed him in Episode 1. After a series of exciting and mysterious events, Peter is faced with the opportunity to leave Neverland and return to his home land. Peter makes a monumental decision that could forever change his life. Neverland is written and directed by Nick Willing, a british director who has also directed several other fantasy films, including the 1999 television film Alice in Wonderland, and 1997 fantasy film, Photographing Fairies. The series, based in the United Kingdom, is produced by Parallel Films Sky Movies Production Company. It consisted of two episodes, which were originally aired December 4 and December 5, 2011.