Allison Williams takes 'Peter Pan' flying lesson, honors Robin Williams

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By Eun Kyung Kim

Allison Williams is flying high! 

The "Girls" actress and daughter of "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams just began training for the title role in NBC's upcoming "Peter Pan Live!" and posted an Instagram video of herself rigged with wires.

She also used the caption to honor Robin Williams, who played Peter Pan in the 1991 movie "Hook."

“Thinking about and missing a hero of mine who once did this and left big shoes to fill,” she said.

Williams used her Instagram account for the first time last month to express her excitement over being cast as Peter Pan. She posted a picture as proof that she was born to play the role.