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Christopher Walken Is Your Singing, Dancing Captain Hook

Peter Pan Live!, NBC's follow-up to ratings giant The Sound of Music Live, has made its first major casting announcement: Christopher Walken will be taking on the role of Captain Hook. Walken will be rejoining executive producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan, whom he worked with on the 2007 remake of Hairspray. While Walken might not be as spry as he was when he was singing "Let's Misbehave" to Bernadette Peters in Pennies From Heaven or hoofing in that Fatboy Slim music video from the '90s, you know that his Captain Hook will be brilliant: kooky, charming, and just a little bit creepy. Time to dust off those tap shoes!