This is what happens when Kristen Bell is busy. Girls star Allison Williamshas been cast in the title role of NBC's Peter Pan Live!, the network announced Wednesday.
In addition to Williams singing talent, which showcases at every opportunity on Girls, expect to see Williams to exhibit some truly "dynamic flying" in the Dec. 4 telecast, according to the announcement. read more
NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt did everything but launch into a chorus of "I've Gotta Crow" — a song from Peter Pan, the next live musical on the network's slate (on Dec. 4) — as he bullishly opened the network portion of the TCA summer press tour on Sunday. (One of his buzzier announcements involved naming Christopher Walken as that show's Captain Hook.) read more
NBC has busted out its weapon of choice.
The network announced that it has cast Oscar winner Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in its live musical production of Peter Pan, which will air Dec. 4. "Funny, right?" NBC Chairman Bob Greenblatt said at the Television Critics Association fall previews on Sunday. "He's one of the most unique actors... but he's just really a song and dance man at heart... It'll be the first tap-dancing Captain Hook you've ever seen."