‘Neverland’ Star Charlie Rowe Dishes on Working With Rhys Ifans & Being The New Peter Pan

This weekend, Syfy debuts its own version of the Peter Pan tale, Neverland, and it’s a little different than the story we know so well. This prequel is a creative version of the classic tale, complete with a pre-Neverland Peter, who’s a young lad under not-yet-Captain-Hook’s wing. We learn about how he ended up in Neverland, what happened to Mr. Hook, how Tinker Bell became his right-hand lady, and just exactly what this magical Neverland place really does.

We had a chance to chat with the star of the miniseries, Charlie Rowe, to get the inside scoop on the series from the new Peter himself. The series also stars Keira Knightley as the voice of TinkerBell, Rhys Ifans as Hook, and Bob Hoskins as Smee (yet again). Watch our chat below and be sure to tune into SyFy Sunday, Dec. 4 and Monday, Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Celebrity Editor Kelsea Stahler was born in a pile of dirt. Okay, she was actually born in an old Naval hospital in San Diego, which then became a pile of dirt and remained as such for a number of years before becoming a parking lot perfectly sized for circus tents, and finally a museum. She eventually left San Diego to attend New York University, where she studied Journalism and English literature — two less-than profitable liberal arts degrees about which guidance counselors warned her. Against all odds, she now resides in Brooklyn, where she fights the constant fear that the locals will soon discover she isn’t quite cool enough to live there, and makes a living writing absurd, pop culture features about Batman, zombies, vampires, funny people, and Ron Swanson.