Christopher Walken News

Date Of Birth:
March 31, 1943 (71)
Birth Place:
Queens, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
UPDATE: Neil Meron Confirms Christian Borle Casting for NBC's PETER PAN!
by TV News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

Today, Peter Pan producer Neil Meron has confirmed the news on Twitter, posting last night: 'welcome to #PeterPanLive Christian Borle @craigzadan @nbc http://www' (more...)

Christian Borle to Play Dual Roles in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE Special?
by TV News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

Deadline writes that stage and screen star Christian Borle is in final talks to join NBC's PETER PAN LIVE as 'Smee' and 'Mr. Darling'. Borle will return for the network special from executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron on December 4, following his role as 'Max' in last year's THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE. (more...)

He Can Fly! Jesse Tyler Ferguson Auditions for PETER PAN, LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 02, 2014

It seems that Jesse Tyler Ferguson hopes to be a movie musical star in the near future. The Broadway vet and Modern Family star recently posted a video of his PETER PAN, LIVE! audition, via Instagram. (more...)

Bill Murray to Lend Voice to 'Baloo' in Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK
by Movies News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Veteran actor Bill Murray has joined the cast of Disney's The Jungle Book as the voice of Baloo. (more...)

Warner Bros Sets THE JUNGLE BOOK: ORIGINS Release for 2016; Andy Serkis to Direct
by Movies News Desk - Aug 01, 2014

Warner Bros. announced today that their upcoming adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's THE JUNGLE BOOK will hit the big screen on October 21, 2016, helmed by Andy Serkis. It's titled THE JUNGLE BOOK: ORIGINS. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Brian Williams Report Casting of Daughter Allison in NBC's PETER PAN
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

On the July 30th edition of NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams had the pleasure of reporting the news that his own daughter Allison had been cast in NBC's highly anticipated live broadcast of PETER PAN. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: PETER PAN On TV, Mary Martin To Allison Williams
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 31, 2014

Today, in honor of NBC's hotly anticipated upcoming TV presentation of PETER PAN LIVE! set to star Allison Williams and Christopher Walken, we take a look back at the high flying history of the show. (more...)

Photo: Allison Williams Shares PETER PAN Photo on Instagram!
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Today, Williams turned to Instagram to share a very early pic of herself dressed as the iconic character (more...)

BWW ASKS - What Do You Think of Casting for NBC's PETER PAN LIVE So Far?
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Today, NBC announced that “Girls” star and classically trained singer Allison Williams has been cast as the iconic title character in NBC's Dec. 4 telecast of PETER PAN LIVE! (more...)

Breaking News: GIRLS Star Allison Williams Will Fly High as Title Character in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE! Special
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

'Girls' star and classically trained singer Allison Williams has been cast as the iconic title character in NBC's Dec. 4 telecast of 'Peter Pan Live!' (more...)

Christopher Walken, Giancarlo Esposito Join Cast of Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK
by Movies News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Two more actors are on board as the voice cast for Disney's The Jungle Book takes shape. Academy Award winner Christopher Walken will take on the role of King Louie, the ruler of a troop of monkeys and apes (more...)

BWW Reviews: PETER PAN is Enchanting! Arizona Broadway Theatre's Production is a Triumph! Errigo is Amazing!
by Herbert Paine - Jul 16, 2014

Arizona Broadway Theatre has pulled out all the stops and mounted a production of Peter Pan that is unparalleled in its charm and dazzle. David Errigo, Jr. delivers the quintessential Peter Pan ~ puckish, daring, self-assured, clever, poignant, stubborn. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Fallon Imagines Christopher Walken as PETER PAN's 'Captain Hook'
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, host Jimmy Fallon spoke about the recent announcement that actor Christopher Walken has been cast in the role of Captain Hook in NBC's upcoming Peter Pan Live. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet PETER PAN's Captain Hook- Christopher Walken
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Oscar-winning actor Christopher Walken, one of the most revered talents of his generation and a veteran of film, television and stage, will portray the iconic Captain Hook in NBC's Dec. 4 telecast of 'Peter Pan Live!' With the musical on the horizon, BroadwayWorld wants you to get to know Captain Hook! Check out a collection of his performances below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/14/14 - PAGEANT, THE ADDAMS FAMILY at the Muny, Justin Timberlake, Bastille Day and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 14, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: PAGEANT returns to the stage, Rob McClure and Jenny Powers star in THE ADDAMS FAMILY in St. Louis, and Tony-winner Lena Hall and more gather at 54 Below to belt out songs by Justin Timberlake! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 7/12-7/13/2014
by - Jul 13, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, July 13, 2014 - Sunday, July 13, 2014. (more...)

Kristen Bell Approached for NBC's PETER PAN LIVE, Too Busy
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

NBC is going big in their upcoming production of Peter Pan Live!, which is scheduled to air on Dec 4. As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, Christopher Walken has just accepted the role of Captain Hook. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are also set to appear in the production. However, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Kristin Bell was also supposed to star in the production; however, she had to decline due to prior obligations with House of Lies. (more...)

Film, Television, and Theatre Icon Christopher Walken Cast as Captain Hook in NBC's PETER PAN LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

Oscar-winning actor Christopher Walken, one of the most revered talents of his generation and a veteran of film, television and stage, will portray the iconic Captain Hook in NBC's Dec. 4 telecast of 'Peter Pan Live!' (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/28-6/29/2014
by - Jun 29, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 29, 2014 - Sunday, June 29, 2014. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/29- Emily Skinner
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2014

Happy Birthday Emily Skinner! Emily Skinner was nominated for a Best Actress TONY Award for the Original Broadway Production of Side Show. Other Broadway credits include the original casts of Jekyll & Hyde, James Joyce's The Dead (with Christopher Walken) The Full Monty, Dinner at Eight (Outer Critics Circle nomination, Drama League Award). Most recently, she starred in the Broadway production of Billy Elliot. (more...)

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