Captain James Hook is a fictional character, the antagonist of J. M. Barrie's play Peter Pan; or, An iron hook replaced his severed hand, which gave the pirate his name. . play a game of "Pretend to Be Pirates" with Donald Duck, who pretends to be the captain until the real Hook appears and challenges Peter to a duel. Creation of the character · Biography of the character · Appearances · References. A man whose real name, if revealed, would "set the country in a blaze." was to refute the statement: "James Hook, the pirate captain, was a. Captain Hook (Character) on IMDb: Movies, TV, Celebs, and more J.A.S. Hook, Cptn., as Captain James Hook signs his infamous name, is arguably the most ruthless villain in film history. Forever bent on destroying (View full history).