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Did Girls Star Allison Williams Take Flight as Peter Pan?

Did Girls Star Allison Williams Take Flight as Peter Pan?

Originally posted 12/04/2014 11:50PM

Anyone hoping for another NBC musical hate-watch were probably disappointed by Peter Pan Live! Thursday night.

It wasn't perfect by any means – switching between live singing and all those filmed ads killed just about any theatrical energy and flow well before the three hours were up – but the production was colorful and glitch-free.

Allison Williams of Girls made a much more committed Peter than Carrie Underwood did a Maria von Trapp in last year's endless Sound of Music Live!, and Christopher Walken's extremely peculiar Captain Hook was a triumph.

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Why Does a Woman Always Play Peter Pan?

Why Does a Woman Always Play Peter Pan?

Originally posted 12/04/2014 06:00PM

When Allison Williams first posted a picture of herself as Peter Pan on her Instagram account, she quickly got a lesson on how naive people were about the character's storied history.

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Watch Allison Williams Shine in New Peter Pan Live! Video

Originally posted 11/22/2014 05:40PM

[YOUTUBE "Z3d-ly6bkCk"] Allison Williams will never grow up!

In NBC's newest behind-the-scenes video for its upcoming live TV event, Peter Pan Live!, Williams admits she was nervous about taking on the role of the boy who can fly.

"I'm not going to lie, the bigness of it felt scary for a hot second," she says in the promo video.

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From TIME: Is Peter Pan Live! the Future of Television?

From TIME: Is Peter Pan Live! the Future of Television?

Originally posted 11/20/2014 07:30PM

Rehearsals for the live NBC production starring Allison Williams and Christopher Walken are underway on Long Island

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Minnie Driver Joins Cast of Peter Pan Live! | Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver Joins Cast of Peter Pan Live!

Originally posted 11/05/2014 06:40PM

Look who's all grown up!

NBC has announced that Oscar-nominated actress Minnie Driver will play the part of Adult Wendy in its upcoming TV musical Peter Pan Live!

"We're thrilled to have Minnie as part of this Peter Pan adventure," NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt said in a statement. "She appears in the final emotional scene when Peter returns to the Darling home years later only to realize Wendy is now grown up and has a daughter of her own."

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PHOTO: See Christopher Walken as Captain Hook | Christopher Walken

See the First Photo of Christopher Walken as Captain Hook for Peter Pan Live!

Originally posted 09/24/2014 06:10PM

Shiver me timbers, Christopher Walken is almost unrecognizable as a pirate!

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Guess Who'll Play Baloo in Disney's Live-Action Jungle Book?

Bill Murray to Play Baloo in Disney's The Jungle Book Reboot

Originally posted 08/02/2014 10:15AM

Bill Murray knows a thing or two about appreciating the bare necessities of life – and apparently Disney agrees.

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Which Girls Star Has Been Cast as Peter Pan?

Girls Star Allison Williams Cast as Peter Pan in NBC's Live Musical

Originally posted 07/30/2014 03:30PM

A Girls star is becoming the boy who wouldn't grow up.

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Meet the Newest Captain Hook – Christopher Walken

Christopher Walken Cast as Captain Hook in Peter Pan Live!

Originally posted 07/13/2014 03:00PM

A pirate's life is a wonderful life – for Christopher Walken.

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Christopher Walken Is a Dancing Machine in Jersey Boys | Christopher Walken

Christopher Walken Is a Dancing Machine in Jersey Boys

Originally posted 06/11/2014 07:00AM

Christopher Walken has definitely got the moves like Jagger.

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