Christopher Walken Talks Playing Captain Hook in TV Special

By November 23, 2014

For people who love hearing Christopher Walken talk about…well, anything, this should likely e a treat. If you weren’t already aware, the iconic actor known for his quirky personality and unique vocal cadence will be playing the notorious Captain James Hook in NBC’s “Peter Pan Live!” special, airing in December.

In promotion for the upcoming special, NBC released a video featuring interviews with the cast, including the unmistakable Christopher Walken on taking up the role of the timeless villain. Seeing snippets of Walken rhythmically dancing and putting his trademark nonchalant attitude into singing in full costume as the Captain is a really interesting sight, and will likely bring in a great amount of viewers just with his mere presence. Check out the video below.

You can catch the full performance of Walken as Captain Hook by watching “Peter Pan Live!” when it airs on Thursday, December 4th at 8/7c on NBC.

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Chris Clow
As a former comics retailer at a store in the Pacific Northwest, Chris Clow is an enormous sci-fi, comics, and film geek. He is a freelance contributor, reviewer, podcaster, and overall geek to GeekNation,, The Huffington Post, and He also hosts the monthly Comics on Consoles broadcast and podcast. Check out his blog, and follow him on Twitter @ChrisClow.