Hoffman plays Captain Hook, Peter Pan’s nemesis, in this adventure comedy directed by Steven Spielberg from the novel by J.M. Barrie. Captain Hook kidnaps the children of a grown up Peter Pan (Robin Williams) in order to lure Pan back to Neverland. Co-starring Bob Hoskins and Julia Roberts.
Bob Hoskins and I were rehearsing and suddenly we looked at each other and realised it at the same time. We said, “These guys are gay….” and it was fun. Suddenly we rehearsed it that way: “Get over here, Smee. Give me a foot massage.”