[DWJ] Now a major television series...

Susanna Victoria dragonflygreen11 at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 30 19:46:48 EDT 2007


> >    Elizabeth G. Holtrop wrote:
> > ...I must 
> > admit the thought of Rupert Everett as
> Chrestomanci
> > fills me with glee.  I do, however, have a few
> small
> > reservations; he doesn't seem *quite* right for
> the
> > role; but I can't put my finger on my objections.
> 
> I agree about Rupert Everett--almost but not quite
> right.  Perhaps it's that faint but ever-present air
> of dissipation.  But just a couple of days ago I had
> a
> different casting thought for Chrestomanci.  I've
> been
> watching the '80s television show Remington Steele
> on
> DVD, which stars a very young, pre-Bond Pierce
> Brosnan.  He does many things on the show, and one
> of
> them is to look magnificent in all the impeccably
> tailored suits that the character wears.  In one
> episode he even appears in regal dressing gown,
> which
> is what finally made me think "Chrestomanci!"  Also,
> he does a bewildered look quite well.  I'm not
> totally
> satisfied with the idea, though.  For one thing,
> he's
> rather too old and pudgy now for the part, and
> blue-eyed with it.  And like Rupert Everett, there's
> some sort of flavor that's not quite right. 
> Smugness,
> maybe?  
> 
> Susanna V. 
> 
> ~~~~~
> Let the heart complete the pattern.

Actually, I just had a better thought: Daniel
Day-Lewis.

Susanna

~~~~~
Let the heart complete the pattern.

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