Christopher Walken Cast as Captain Hook in Peter Pan Live!

A pirate’s life is a wonderful life – for Christopher Walken.

The Oscar-winning actor has been cast as Captain Hook in NBC’s upcoming telecast of Peter Pan Live!, the network announced Sunday.

Christopher Walken Is a Dancing Machine in Jersey Boys

Christopher Walken has definitely got the moves like Jagger.

“I love to dance,” he told PEOPLE Monday night at the Manhattan premiere of his new movie, Jersey Boys, directed by Clint Eastwood.

His costars were more than impressed when they saw him show off his celebrated moves on set. “Chris Walken dances his butt off,” says Kathrine Narducci, who plays Frankie Valli’s mother in the movie version of the hit Broadway musical about the Four Seasons’ rise to fame. “He’s good!”

Jersey Boys Is Heading to the Big Screen: FIRST LOOK

Broadway instant-classic Jersey Boys is about to get a few more fans.

More than 20 million people have already seen (and sang along with) the jukebox musical that follows Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their rags-to-riches rise through inescapable hits like “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Sherry” and “Working My Way Back to You.”

Warner Bros. is bringing the screen adaptation of the stage hit to theaters June 20. Clint Eastwood is the director.

Making his major Hollywood debut is John Lloyd Young in his Tony-winning role as Frankie Valli.