[DWJ] casting Chrestomanci

Jameela Lares Jameela.Lares at usm.edu
Sat Apr 13 17:38:03 EDT 2013


I could see Hugh Jackman. An actor can play different roles.  Jeremy Irons has played everything from a saintly priest to Iago.

Jameela Lares
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I like Benedict Cumberbatch for it!  I was thinking about Hugh Jackman, but
he's too nice.
On Apr 13, 2013 5:22 PM, "Eleanor Joslin" <eleanor at dreamvine.org.uk> wrote:

> Someone on Twitter a while ago, I can't remember who, suggested Benedict
> Cumberbatch.  I like that idea.
>
> On 13 Apr 2013, at 22:04, Gillian Houck <erikagillian at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I kind of read him as looking like Cary Grant.  Dark hair and eyes and
> > all.  Um, now I can't remember if Cary Grant had dark eyes :)
> >
> >
> > On Sat, Apr 13, 2013 at 1:43 PM, Otter Perry <
> > ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com> wrote:
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> >> I can't remember if we've ever done casting.
> >>
> >> I've been rereading "The Pinhoe Egg' and really paying attention
> >> to the descriptions of Chrestomanci [among other things] and
> >> I was trying to think of someone who might look like him.
> >>
> >> I came up with [although he's too short] Johnny Depp.
> >>
> >> Other suggestions?
> >>
> >> Suggestions for other people?
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