See Picture of Allison Williams as Peter Pan (Photo)
30 Jul 2014
Allison Williams, known for playing Marnie Michaels on the HBO series "Girls," will play the title role in NBC's upcoming telecast of "Peter Pan Live!," which is scheduled for Dec. 4.
In honor of the casting news, Williams joined Instagram to post a picture of herself dressed as Peter Pan as a child.
She wrote, "Thrilled to be playing Peter Pan live on NBC in December. I've been rehearsing for a REALLY long time."
When news broke that Williams landed the coveted title role in Peter Pan, "Girls" co-star Lena Dunham posted to Instagram, "Please welcome the delicious Allison Williams @aw to the 'gram. This is the time a puppy visited set and she got so excited she actually cried a little."
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