[DWJ] casting Chrestomanci

Eleanor Joslin eleanor at dreamvine.org.uk
Sat Apr 13 17:46:11 EDT 2013


A related and perhaps more difficult question: whose voice would you cast to play Chrestomanci on the radio?  Have we even been told what his voice sounds like?

On 13 Apr 2013, at 22:38, Jameela Lares <Jameela.Lares at usm.edu> wrote:

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