'Peter Pan & Wendy' star Jude Legislation stayed in character as Hook all over filming to look 'scary and imply' to the kid actors: 'The reactions you see within the movie' are actual

  • Captain Hook actor Jude Legislation stated he stayed in character all through the filming of “Peter Pan & Wendy.”
  • Legislation stated on “The Tonight Present” that the film’s director wished real reactions from the kid actors.
  • Legislation stated he needed to be “actually scary and imply” on set to painting Hook’s menacing presence.

Jude Legislation stated that he stayed in character because the villainous Captain Hook all through the filming of his new movie, “Peter Pan & Wendy,” to be able to scare his youngster costars onscreen.

Talking on Tuesday’s episode of “The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon,” the “Unbelievable Beasts” actor defined that the film’s director, David Lowery, wished the younger actors to have real reactions to Legislation’s Hook on digicam.

“David Lowery had the thought of actually attempting to encourage them to not see me after I wasn’t Hook,” Legislation stated.

“So I simply stayed as Hook the entire time, which was a possibility simply to be actually scary and imply. Sounds sort of terrible. I did not need to be speaking to a bit 6-year-old dude, after which abruptly, it is like, ‘Proper. You hate me. I am Hook. I am Hook.’”

He continued: “So, as an alternative, I simply caught as Hook. And, yeah, numerous the reactions you see within the movie are their reactions to me for the primary time, or as the person himself, ?”


Legislation went on to say that he needed to bribe the younger forged on the finish of the film shoot to point out that he’s not likely imply in actual life.

“They met Jude on the finish,” the “Captain Marvel” star stated. “And I did what each grownup ought to do to bribe youngsters. I employed an ice cream van and I drove it on-site and gave out ice cream. Nothing like chocolate ice cream to steer a toddler you are alright.”

“Peter Pan & Wendy” is the newest in a protracted line of Disney live-action film remakes lately, though the story has been tailored quite a few instances on display screen.

“Peter Pan & Wendy,” which additionally stars Yara Shahidi and Alan Tudyk, premieres on Disney+ on Friday.