[DWJ] Chrestomanci lookalike

Farah Mendlesohn farah.sf at gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 00:30:33 EDT 2016


So Benedict Cumberbatch for young Christopher? ie when he's still a bloody
pain in the neck :-)

On 13 July 2016 at 01:07, Debbie Gascoyne <dgascoyne at gmail.com> wrote:

> I always imagined a cross between a young Pierce Brosnan and Nigel Havers.
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 12, 2016 at 4:48 PM, Elizabeth Evans <er.evans at auckland.ac.nz>
> wrote:
>
> > It's a tough one, isn't it, marrying up a mental picture with a real one?
> > Tom Hiddleston doesn't look arrogant enough for my mental image, and
> > Benedict Cumberbatch doesn't have enough chin.
> > When I find the ideal Chrestomanci, I'll let you know :-)
> > Regards
> > Elizabeth
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dwj [mailto:dwj-bounces at suberic.net] On Behalf Of Jessica Spencer
> > Sent: Wednesday, 13 July 2016 9:10 a.m.
> > To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion
> > Subject: Re: [DWJ] Chrestomanci lookalike
> >
> > Tom Hiddleston (with dark hair, of course) would be excellent.
> >
> > > On 12 Jul 2016, at 21:13, Persephone Hazard <
> seph at persephonehazard.co.uk>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > I'm all for Tom Hiddleston in the part. Cumberbatch isn't a thousand
> > > miles away, but he's too - he's just not quite right. Or maybe it's
> > > just that he doesn't quite work for me and Chrestomanci was
> > > potentially my first love ;-)
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