(LONDON) -- Vanilla Ice is about to get the hook -- Captain Hook. The rapper will star in a pantomime stage version of Peter Pan in December in England, according to the BBC.
It doesn't mean the show will be without words -- in Britain, a "pantomime" is a cartoonish, slapstick performance often staged during the Christmas season.
The manager of Kent Central Theatre, where Peter Pan will take place, defended the casting of Vanilla Ice, saying, "[He] has never performed in a pantomime before, but I am sure that he will go down as a hit."
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