'NBC Nightly News' anchor Brian Williams has proud father moment when reporting on daughter Allison Williams' 'Peter Pan Live' casting (Video)

By Gina DiFalco,

Brian Williams is one proud father and he did just as any other dad who hosts NBC Nightly News would do if their daughter got a role of a lifetime.

It was announced on Tuesday that his daughter, Allison Williams, known for her role on HBO’s Girls, was cast as Peter Pan in the upcoming live musical Peter Pan Live.

He started off by reporting on the news as any news anchor would, then had a dad moment when a photo of Williams in a Peter Pan costume as a toddler came on the screen.

"Family members confirm that she's been rehearsing for this role since the age of three and they look forward to seeing her fly," he said, Huffington Post reports.

The actress said in a statement when the news was announced, “It’s such an honor to be a part of this adventure, and I’m very excited to get to work with this extraordinarily talented team. And besides...what could go wrong in a live televised production with simultaneous flying, sword fighting and singing?"

Williams will act opposite Christopher Walken, who has been cast as Captain Hook.

image via Instagram from Allison Williams

image via William Bernard/ACE/INFphoto.com

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