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horcrux4 July 4th, 2012 7:05 pm

Re: Re-cast the movies!
 
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Originally Posted by StarryVeil (Post 6022247)
Assuming that JKR wanted an all-Brit cast only because she wanted the accent right (not sure if this is true), I'd say we can ask actors to fake accents. I mean Elijah Wood, Liv Tyler, Brad Dourif etc managed quite well in LOTR, didn't they?

Remembering Brad Dourif as Grima in LOTR I reckon he could do a good Filch.

Goddess_Clio July 5th, 2012 12:05 am

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Originally Posted by StarryVeil (Post 6022247)
Assuming that JKR wanted an all-Brit cast only because she wanted the accent right (not sure if this is true)

I always assumed she wanted to restrict it to an all British cast with British locations and a British crew so all the money that went to making the movies would stay in Britain and support the British economy. I can very much imagine an outraged country if an all British cast was flown to Hollywood for filming. :no: The movies were bolstered by being able to visit real locations with real British architecture and not something that was created on a sound stage.

Anyway, back to the point.

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Originally Posted by horcrux4 (Post 6022278)
Remembering Brad Dourif as Grima in LOTR I reckon he could do a good Filch.

LOVE that suggestion!!

As for a request for a casting of Peeves, this is absolutely a place where I could imagine an irritating as hell actor like Gilbert Godfrey as being perfect but I don't know if I could stand Gibert Godfrey in the HP movies - I can hardly stand him during those 30 second long Aflac commercials. :p Granted Peeves would only be in the movies for about two minutes...

I just watched Kings Speech again last night - what about Geoffrey Rush as Mad Eye Moody?? :D I think he'd have a lot of fun in that role!

(P.S. Happy 4th of July!!!)

Wab July 5th, 2012 4:49 am

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That's rarely a consideration.

RikuStark July 5th, 2012 8:09 am

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I have Game of Thrones on my mind, and I thought Nikolaj Coster-Waldau would be a good Lockhart...Hmm or Lucius Malfoy.

And then Jack Glesson as Draco? He's to old to play him from the beginning, but he'd be a good Draco regardless.

ShadowSonic July 5th, 2012 3:02 pm

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Hmmm....Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Lucius Malfoy, Lena Headey as Narcissa Malfoy and Jack Gleeson as Draco...

Wow, GoT gave us the perfect Malfoy family casting!

Goddess_Clio July 5th, 2012 5:08 pm

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Originally Posted by ShadowSonic (Post 6022546)
Hmmm....Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Lucius Malfoy, Lena Headey as Narcissa Malfoy and Jack Gleeson as Draco...

Wow, GoT gave us the perfect Malfoy family casting!

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is too beautiful for Lucius, personally. I never pictured Lucius as a hunky man-god. I imagined him to be a thin, chinless Ministry brown-noser who has to rely on his powers of persuasion and ingratiate himself with the right people through bribery and negotiations because he didn't have devilish good looks to fall back on. :shrug:

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is hunky, though. :)

RikuStark July 5th, 2012 6:39 pm

Re: Re-cast the movies!
 
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Originally Posted by ShadowSonic (Post 6022546)
Hmmm....Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Lucius Malfoy, Lena Headey as Narcissa Malfoy and Jack Gleeson as Draco...

Wow, GoT gave us the perfect Malfoy family casting!

Lena would be a great Narcissa! When I first read your post I was going to disagree with you, but thinking back on her performance on GoT....It fits!

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Originally Posted by Goddess_Clio (Post 6022568)
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is too beautiful for Lucius, personally. I never pictured Lucius as a hunky man-god. I imagined him to be a thin, chinless Ministry brown-noser who has to rely on his powers of persuasion and ingratiate himself with the right people through bribery and negotiations because he didn't have devilish good looks to fall back on. :shrug:

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is hunky, though. :)

:lol: I wasn't think practically when I said Nikolaj for Lucius ( I was pretty much thinking, what other blond guys are in HP), but I can still see it. I guess it's more on how he speaks that sold me to the idea. Nikolaj can voice Lucius in an animated movie! :yuhup:

Apheka July 6th, 2012 9:13 am

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Paul McGann as Lucius Malfoy. I can see him going from arrogant to snivelling.

Wab July 6th, 2012 9:35 am

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David Threlfall as Snape

MmeBergerac July 6th, 2012 10:54 am

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Mattew MacFayden as Remus Lupin and Harry Lloyd as Tom Riddle.

And a risky one: I love Gary Oldman's work in HP, but I think David Tennant would be an excellent Sirius.

Pearl_Took July 6th, 2012 11:26 am

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Originally Posted by MmeBergerac (Post 6022809)
And a risky one: I love Gary Oldman's work in HP, but I think David Tennant would be an excellent Sirius.

You know what, I can totally see that. :tu:

But not with his native Scottish accent. I adore it, but Sirius is not written as Scottish. :)

Shaun_MT July 6th, 2012 12:39 pm

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Originally Posted by MmeBergerac (Post 6022809)
Mattew MacFayden as Remus Lupin.

That is a really, really good choice actually. One of those: I wish I had thought of that ideas.

Peakes July 6th, 2012 1:23 pm

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Hugo Weaving as Lucius.

Kings_Cross July 6th, 2012 1:39 pm

Re: Re-cast the movies!
 
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Originally Posted by MmeBergerac (Post 6022809)
Mattew MacFayden as Remus Lupin and Harry Lloyd as Tom Riddle.

And a risky one: I love Gary Oldman's work in HP, but I think David Tennant would be an excellent Sirius.

I agree with your first two picks, especially Matthew MacFayden, could totally see it!

However Tennant? A risky pick indeed...he doesn't seem to have enough of that cool guy/bad boy thing to pull off Sirius Black.

Goddess_Clio July 6th, 2012 4:55 pm

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Originally Posted by Peakes (Post 6022826)
Hugo Weaving as Lucius.

I get Hugo Weaving and Jason Isaacs mixed up all the time; they look really similar to me. They're like the older version of Shia LeBouf and James McAvoy - they're like the exact same person :lol:

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Originally Posted by Kings_Cross (Post 6022829)
I agree with your first two picks, especially Matthew MacFayden, could totally see it!

I have a hard time seeing Matthew MacFayden as Lupin, personally. I'm forever tainted by his tepid Darcy and have a hard time separating him from Tom Quinn in Spooks/MI-5. (I haven't watched that show since its about 8th season and I just looked Matthew up on IMDB and saw he's in an episode in season 10!!! EEP!! I want Zoe to come back, though. I miss her.)

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Tennant? A risky pick indeed...he doesn't seem to have enough of that cool guy/bad boy thing to pull off Sirius Black.
I agree, he's more of an adult Lupin for me, personally. The way Sirius is described in the books I always got the impression he was built more like a jock and was more "typically" good-looking and for me David Tennant is good-looking in a much quirkier way.

Okay, what about Rowan Atkinson as Peeves? Or Filch? Or ( :scared: ) Snape?? :lol:

MerryLore July 6th, 2012 5:01 pm

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Originally Posted by Goddess_Clio (Post 6022856)

Okay, what about Rowan Atkinson as Peeves? Or Filch? Or ( :scared: ) Snape?? :lol:

Or James :lol:

He doesn't seem "scary" enough to me to be Peeves or Filch. I can't see him as Snape.

Peakes July 6th, 2012 9:40 pm

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Tom Cruise as Kreacher... Jac Kreacher.

WelkinCooper July 7th, 2012 1:11 am

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Jude Law as Narcissa Malfoy. (Make that Tilda Swinton)

horcrux4 July 7th, 2012 10:31 am

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Tilda Swinton has my vote for Narcissa.

Lotoc_Sabbath July 7th, 2012 11:32 am

Re: Re-cast the movies!
 
Well I've seen some ideas and I find them amazing:

Robert Downey Junior as Sirius Black would be stunning but he should get the screen time he deserves, if not there would be no sense in casting him, he always steals the show and giving him the sreentime sirius had in the films would be stupid.
Obviously I go for Ian McKellen as Dumbldore, the guy is perfect!
Michael Fassbender as Voldmort actually made my mind explode! That choice would be some of the best casting ever made in history.
David Wenham as Remus Lupin really was a great idea!
A for the old cast I'd say that warwick Davis and Alan Rickman should absolutely remain they were unforgettable and I must say that the Weasleys were perfect in every sense, unfortunately the kids have grouwn up but there choice was stunning.

Now as for my ideas I have some:

Firstly the most hilarious is Tom Cruise as Ludo Bangman, I'd really have a laugh with that!

Colin Firth as Hagrid

Samuel Jackson as Kingsley

Hugo Weaving as Snape

Ewan McGregor as Lockhart

Not regarind casting: I'd have Christopher Nolan as director ;)


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