10:23 AM EDT 12/16/2014
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.
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.
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."
Originally posted 07/24/2014 05:00PM
Minnie Driver has had a long-standing dedication to giving back, something that she hopes to pass on to her 5-year-old son, Henry.
Originally posted 04/21/2014 01:50PM
Minnie Driver brought a special date to City Year Los Angeles's Spring Break: Destination Education fundraiser over the weekend: her son Henry.
Originally posted 04/11/2014 03:35PM
Just a few days ago, Minnie Driver was "mad about" Twitter.
Originally posted 01/23/2014 09:00AM
Minnie Driver says she's not dating anyone in particular but she still likes the concept.
Originally posted 07/31/2012 11:00AM
Maeve Binchy, the popular Irish author who sold more than 40 million books worldwide and penned Circle of Friends, has died after a brief illness, reports BBC News. She was 72.
During her illustrious career, Binchy wrote 16 novels, four collections of short stories, a play and a novella.
Her books, which have been featured on The New York Times bestseller list and as part of Oprah's Book Club, have been translated into 37 languages.
Originally posted 07/31/2012 06:00AM
It was all about the ladies for Elizabeth Banks on Thursday night.
The Hunger Games star took in a relaxing evening filled with fashion at an intimate Dannijo and Tucker Tea event at a private home in Beverly Hills.
Joined by pals Maria Menounos and Minnie Driver, the trio "sipped on wine and tried on jewels and clothing all throughout the night," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "Everyone was in good spirits. It was a very lighthearted, mellow evening."
Mandy Moore, Kathleen Robertson, Dita Von Teese, Whitney Port, Jordana Brewster and Judy Greer were also among the women in attendance who hung out poolside at the early evening fte.
This was a busy week for Driver, who just one day earlier, hosted an Olympics-themed private dinner event in Beverly Hills with Beefeater Gin, in honor of her British roots.
– Dahvi Shira
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