Jim Gaffigan to Play Captain Hook’s First Mate, Mr. Smee

Disney+ has an upcoming new telling of the classic “Peter Pan” story, a live-action film called “Peter and Wendy.” We’ve been anxiously awaiting news of additional casting, and this morning, we found out who will be playing Captain Hook’s first mate- Mr. Smee.

According to The Wrap, comedian Jim Gaffigan will be donning the sailor’s striped shirt and cap in the film.

Jim Gaffigan on Conan, TBS

Jude Law will be the piratical Captain Hook, Alexander Molony will be Peter Pan, and Ever Anderson (Mila Jovovich‘s daughter) will be Wendy. Tinkerbelle will be played by Yara Shahidi.

David Lowery is directing, and co-wrote the script with Toby HalbrooksJim Whitaker is producing.

We’ll let you know what else we hear about this and other Disney projects.

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