• US actress Rooney Mara is reportedly set to play Tiger Lily in a new Peter Pan film. (AAP)
Girl With the Dragon Tattoo star Rooney Mara is set to star in a Peter Pan film with Hugh Jackman and Garret Hedlund.
13 Mar 2014 - 9:43 AM  UPDATED 20 Mar 2014 - 2:03 PM

Actress Rooney Mara is in talks to play Indian princess Tiger Lily in director Joe Wright's new Peter Pan film.

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo star is reportedly close to signing on to join Hugh Jackman and Garret Hedlund in the prequel.

Jackman will play pirate Blackbeard and Hedlund Peter Pan's arch-nemesis Hook in the origins film.

The young Pan is yet to be cast.

The movie, inspired by author J.M. Barrie's classic tale about the boy who never grew up, is scheduled to hit cinemas in the middle of 2015.