Beverly Hills, CA) – NBC announced today actor Christopher Walken will star as ‘Capt. Hook’ in a live musical stage version of ‘Peter Pan’, set to air on the peacock network December 4th
NBC President Bob Greenblatt told reporters Sunday that the Oscar winning Walken, "He's fearless as a comedic actor and we guarantee he will bring his own take to Captain Hook. This might be the first tap-dancing Captain Hook."
Walken, is the first big name to be announced in the live presentation follow-up to the network’s successful live rendition of ‘The Sound of Music’ with Carrie Underwood, earlier this year.
No other casting announcements were made, during the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills on Sunday.