Christopher Walken News

Date Of Birth:
March 31, 1943 (71)
Birth Place:
Queens, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
JERSEY BOYS DVD & Blu-ray Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 11/11
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 13, 2014

Tony Award-winning Best Musical JERSEY BOYS came to the big screen under the direction of Clint Eastwood earlier this year and the Four Seasons movie musical is now available to pre-order on DVD and Blu-ray. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company to Honor John Hurt, Stacy Keach & Diana Rigg at 2014 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) has selected John Hurt, Stacy Keach and Dame Diana Rigg as the 2014 recipients of The William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre (Will Award), which recognizes artists who have made significant contributions to classical theatre in America. The Beech Street Foundation will be awarded the Sidney Harman Award for Philanthropy in the Arts. The awards will be presented at the Harman Center for the Arts Annual Gala on Sunday, October 5, 2014, hosted by STC at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) and the National Building Museum (440 G Street NW). (more...)

BalletCollective to Present Two World Premiere Ballets, 10/29-30 at NYU's Skirball Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

BalletCollective will present two world premiere ballets that showcase the company's commitment to artistic collaboration on October 29 and 30 at NYU Skirball Center, 566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square. The program will also include The Impulse Wants Company (2013). All three works will be accompanied by live music performed by the ensemble Hotel Elefant and feature lighting design by Brandon Stirling Baker. (more...)

Breaking News: Tony Nominee Kelli O'Hara Heads to NBC's PETER PAN LIVE
by TV News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

Five-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara, who has become the toast of Broadway musical theater with a startling string of hits that have wowed audiences and critics alike, has been cast in NBC's highly anticipated Dec. 4 telecast of 'Peter Pan Live!' (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Elementary! Sherlock Holmes on His Way Back to the Broadway Stage?
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com has exclusively learned that Sherlock Holmes may be headed to the stage in the coming Broadway seasons. Tony Award Nominated producer Antonio R. Marion (Big Fish, Evita) is said to be sheparding the project that is currently in the developmental stages. The production is set to be a brand new version of the beloved stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle that will be presented in the format of a play while a live orchestra underscores the drama and action. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for August 27th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Aug 27, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The Equity Jeff Award nominations are out, and 'On The Town' is open. Peck and Lindley, Jessie Mueller and more are set for concerts here, and 'I Love Lucy' and the Grinch will return. Plus Theo Ubique's Andrews Sisters and Kurt Weill in rep, 'Titanic' and 'In The Heights' prepare, Munster announces 2015, and NBC flies its 'Peter Pan' cast. Ahh!! (more...)

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...)

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