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While we were all surprised when Christopher Walken started dancing like a dream round a hotel in Fatboy Slim’s Weapon Of Choice video back in 2001, it wasn’t a big deal for the intense actor himself, who started his career in musical theatre. Since then we’ve grown accustomed to lighter performances in fare such as Hairspray, but his latest role has come out of left field. In fact it’s hoved out of the mist, all cutlasses swishing and is ready to seize control of the NBC airwaves this Christmas with Peter Pan The Musical.

Hugh Jackman may think he’s going to be scaring the kids as Blackbeard in the forthcoming Pan movie, but that’s going to be nothing compared to Walken as Captain Hook. Not only that but the show is going to be happening live. How do you like them onions Jackman? The veteran »

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