Just as Mary Martin did long ago, Girls’ Allison Williams will play Peter Pan in NBC’s Peter Pan Live! (exclamation mark theirs, not ours). Get that girl a flying harness! (exclamation mark ours). She’ll go up against Christopher Walken’s likely kooky Hook and her casting will guarantee even more internet coverage than greeted The Sound of Music Live! (again, exclamation point theirs). “Dreams do come true!” tweets NBC:
It’s really hard not to imagine that this is Marnie Michaels’s dream somehow coming to life through a wacky NBC/HBO crossover.
I guess it’s Williams’s, too: