Minnie Driver is joining Peter Pan Live!. The English actress and singer, who currently plays the part of Fiona on About a Boy is set to make a special appearance on the upcoming NBC’s upcoming musical. Born in London, the daughter of a fabric designer and former couture model has been chosen for the adult version of Wendy Darling in the televised stage production airing from New York on NBC, which will be a modern day thirty minute comedy. Narrating this new version will be Driver.
NBC chairman Robert Greenblatt said of adding Driver to the cast: “We’re thrilled to have Minnie as part of this Peter Pan adventure.
“She appears in the final emotional scene when Peter returns to the Darling home years later only to realize Wendy is now grown up and has a daughter of her own, but you’ll also hear her voice throughout the movie since Adult Wendy is also our narrator. She’s a classy addition to our wonderful cast.”
Playing the roles of Peter Pan will be Allison Williams and the evil pirate Captain Hook will be
Peter Pan Live!’s airing on December 4 will be preceded by an NBC making-of special on Wednesday, November 26 at 8pm.
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