Chris Maier (oom9@crosswinds.net)
Fri, 2 Jun 2000 18:15:51 -0400


Just thought of something-maybe Demi Moore for Cima. Demi's done villains
before(Disclosure), and it would'nt be a huge stretch for her.
----- Original Message -----
From: Chris Maier <oom9@crosswinds.net>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Friday, June 02, 2000 6:13 PM
Subject: [gundam] 0080 or 0083 casting (was Re: Gundam Casting Call)

> Since I have'nt seen the original movies(Although I've read the manga) ,
how
> about some casting for 0080 or 0083. Sean Connery could do an interesting
> Captain Steiner, Dunno about Al or Chris(Hally Osmet does'nt seem like Al,
> and for Chris it would have to be somebody who's nice but defensive at
some
> points). Any good Spanish or Russian actors that would fit the part of
> Garcia or Misha?
> For 0083, I think Laura Dern could probably do a good Nina. Kou's a
tough
> one...maybe a Baldwin, since they're prone to temper tantrums and wrecking
> stuff, just like Kou. Any ideas for Captain Synapse, Keith,The Zeon, or
the
> immortal Fourth team guys?
>
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> To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> Cc: <AUColonist@aol.com>
> Sent: Friday, June 02, 2000 5:54 PM
> Subject: Gundam Casting Call - (was RE: [gundam] Live action Gundam
actors?)
>
>
> > Seeing all these posts the past few days have got me thinking. I'm
really
> surprised at some of the picks of actors who don't even remotely resemble
> the characters.
> >
> > I tried to give some somewhat "serious" thought as to who I would cast
in
> a GUNDAM live action if the cameras were to roll tomorrow.
> >
> > I've included links to a few of these actors and hope you'll check them
> out an let me know what you think.
> >
> > thanks,
> > Tom
> >
> > ***********************
> >
> > AMURO RAY
> >
> > Chris O'Donnell or Scott Wolf (Party of Five). O'Donnell is probably too
> old now to play the young Amuro, but he'd be good for the Amuro of 0093.
> Other actors I think could do it are Mark Wahlberg and Steve Zahn.
> >
> > I don't watch the show, but one actor who I thought really looked the
part
> of the young Amuro Ray is Joshua Jackson of Dawson's Creek
> > http://www.dawsons-creek.com/gallery/pacey6.html
> > http://www.dawsons-creek.com/gallery/pacey8.html
> > http://www.dawsons-creek.com/gallery/pacey10.html
> >
> > (James VanDerbeek certainly has the chin to play Sleggar Row. I could
also
> see a blue haired Seth Green as Kai Shiden)
> >
> > ***************
> >
> > SAYLA MASS
> >
> > Kirsten Dunst
> http://www.geocities.com/Area51/6615/kirsten/pictures/kcd01.jpg
> >
> > Renee Zelwegger
> > http://mrshowbiz.go.com/people/reneezellweger/index.html
> >
> > *****************
> >
> > BRIGHT NOAH
> >
> > Ben Cross
> >
> > http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/Screen/8218/gallery/ds16.jpg
> > http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/Screen/8218/gallery/misc03.jpg
> > http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/Screen/8218/gallery/play04.jpg
> >
> > (I know he's old, but ever since I first saw MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM way back
> when, he's been my choice, he has the right look, and he's really british
> too.)
> >
> > Christian Bale
> >
> > http://mrshowbiz.go.com/people/christianbale/
> >
> > (he'd be good, but I also think he's sinister looking enough to be
> Paptimus Scirrocco)
> >
> > ***************************
> >
> > CHAR AZNABLE/QUATTRO BAGINA
> >
> > Jude Law
> >
> > Of the actors out there today, there is only one actor who I think could
> play Char in all his incarnations (0079-0093).
> >
> > Ever since I saw THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY, I've thought this guy was
> revelation as an actor. I think he's got the right amount of charisma, he
> looks debonair and sinister at the same time. His deceptive looks make him
> look like a hero or a villain, which is what Char is.
> >
> > http://mrshowbiz.go.com/people/judelaw/index.html
> > http://vweb.ar.com.au/~jriddler/jude-gallery.html
> >
> > check out the links and let me know what you think.
> >
> >
> > ***************************************
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > In a message dated Thu, 1 Jun 2000 9:35:12 PM Eastern Daylight
Time, -Z-
> <Z@Gundam.Com> writes:
> >
> > << Amuro's 15, Char's 20, and Bright's 19 -- both Val Kilmer and
Nicholas
> Cage are waaay too old. Leonardo DiCaprio is at the upper end of the age
> range to play any of these characters and, while some have touted him for
> Char, I think he'd actually be better cast as Garma Zabi.
> >
> > Haley Joel Osment (Sixth Sense) would be my choice for Amuro and not
just
> because he was up for an Oscar. I was blown away by his performance as a
> leukemia patient who wanted to sue God on an episode of Ally McBeal. If
> > anyone can play Amuro both as the geek boy next door and the berserker
> Gundam pilot, it's this guy.
> >
> > Whoever plays Char has to be able to make you love him and hate him at
the
> same time. I don't keep track of the current heartthrobs, but he'll have
to
> be more than just another pretty face. Casper Van Dean has the looks and
> showed both sides of Char's character with his before-and-after boot camp
> portrayal of Juan Rico in Starship Troopers. The big question is whether
he
> could make the transition in mid-sentence (as Christopher Reeve did is
> Superman The Movie). He, too, may be too old already -- he's got to come
> off as a young man who's been hardened prematurely.
> >
> > Ewan MacGregor, maybe?
> >
> > Almost any Earnest Young Man type could play Bright.
> >
> >
> >
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