And Almost Starring

Episode 35 - Hook

January 26, 2021

On this week’s listener request episode, we’re running down the casting of the adventure/fantasy Hook! Which Oscar-winner was originally cast as Peter but had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts? Which singer turned down Hook? Which rom-com star did the screenwriter want for Tinkerbell? And how the heck did we never get a Hookland at Universal Studios? Also – get your subscription now to Maggie Smith’s Goop!


Hook stars Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins, Caroline Goodall, Charlie Korsmo, Amber Scott, Arthur Malet, Dante Basco, and Maggie Smith; directed by Steven Spielberg


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