Christopher Walken To Play Captain Hook In NBC’s ‘Peter Pan’ Musical

It’s virtually guaranteed that like The Sound of Music before it, NBC’s live action Peter Pan musical is going to be a mess. But at least it’s going to be a highly entertaining mess: NBC Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt announced today at the TCAs that Christoper Walken will play Captain Hook in the singing-and-dancing special. Your move, pointless Hugh Jackman movie.

“He might really be a song and dance man at heart,” Greenblatt told critics. “He’s fearless as a comedic actor and always comes to play. I guarantee you he’s going to bring his own spin to Captain Hook. He might be the first tap-dancing Captain Hook.” (Via)

And yet no one will make my musical, Walken On Sunshine. Hollywood has no original ideas anymore.

Via EW