Skip to comments.Who of today's stars or upcoming actors would you cast as Han Solo, Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa?
Posted on 03/07/2013 5:53:43 PM PST by BenLurkin
Many Freepers have been commenting on the most recent Star Wars casting rumors http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2994628/posts.
But one comment gives inspiration for an inquiry.
The gist of it was that Lucas HAS to use the original actors.
But suppose you didn't want to engage in heavy make-up or CGI trickery to present Hammil, Fisher and Ford as youthful characters in their beloved roles.
You are asked to pick some of today's performers to step into their shoes.
So...IF you were to cast Episode VII as though it was picking up where Return of the Jedi left off: Who would you cast ast Han, Luke and Leia?
Link to referenced thread: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2994628/posts
I could care less (sic). Much less!
I am not interested enough in celebutards to pick any. I wouldn’t hire any that I know of to flip burgers.
han solo=jackie chan
Weird I know............
Star Wars, the movie that never goes away.
When Hollywood gests done with it, it’ll be Bill Clinto as Han, with Barry and Hillary as the twins.
The part of Chewbacca is s no-brainer
That’s the spirit!
And a very good start: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1601397/
What is with this infatuation about the actors of anything..? I would rather have unknown actors and capable writers/directors. Actors really don’t make all that much difference to a movie if they are remotely competent.
sofia vargara is a new name to me. But I'm gald I did a search....
But it would be difficult to draft a fantasy football team made up on unknown atheletes, yes?
As far as I am concerned, Olivia could play all of the parts, even Yoda.
I love Eurasian women.
I would hit that like the fist of an angry God.
If I were endowed like a horse, I would hit it like the fist of an angrier God.
Definitely Will Ferrell as Hans Solo.
How about Dakota Fanning as Lukette Skywalker?
True, but it would be possible to discuss what writers/directors we should want. Or what direction we would prefer the movies to go in. Or the importance/lack of it of special effects, the possibility of political correctness running amok in it etc.
All these ‘what actor’ threads we occasionally see can get a bit shallow. And are somewhat annoying in forgetting the many other people who often have more of an impact on how movies turn out.
Yeah Buddy! LOL!
After what he did to Rick Marshall?
Wouldn't trust him with it.
I vote for Justin Bieber as Luke Skywalker
Keria Knightly - Princess Leia
Bradley Cooper - Hans Solo
Chris Hemsworth - Luke Skywalker
Kate Upton or Jennifer Lawrence as Mrs Perdogg
Han - Jeff Dunham’s puppet, Walther.
Luke - Willie Nelson.
Leia - The little “No!” Girl on that credit card commercial.
With the current crop of Communists, Ecoterrorists, and just plain idiots who think that what they say, away from a script means something, no thanks!
The girl on the top looks deformed.
(I know,I know,I’m envious etc.)Not so .
If Kate Upton isn't available, Nadia Bjorlin
Fun trivia, Keira Knightley played the fake queen (Sabe) in The Phantom Menace. Whenever you see the queen in full makeup along with Padme, it is Knightley playing the fake queen. She was cast specifically because of her resemblance to Natalie Portman.
Sorry, but Kate Upton is already playing Mrs. Perdogg.....
I did not know that!
Matt Lauria (”Friday Night Lights”) might make a good Luke. Zoe Kazan (Elia Kazan’s granddaughter) is an up-and-coming actress and might pull of Leia pretty well. Shane West is a bit older, but would make a good Han Solo.
Look them up on IMDB. Hey, no one had heard of Mark Hamill either...
Why not cast some new and upcoming actors in a new movie with new characters that can be loved and cherished for generations to come. Is Hollywood that bad and or lazy?
Asked and answered for One Hundred, Alex. < /Trebeck >
Chuck Norris as Obi-wan Kenobi, but he would screw up the storyline when he kicks Vader’s butt on the Death Star instead of dropping his guard.
All these suggestions of young hotties for Leia. You all forget how Star Wars works. The next trilogy will be set several years AFTER Episode VI.
Han Solo : Harrison Ford
Luke Skywalker : Bruce Willis
Princess Leia : Betty White
Definitely Kate Upton...
Laz is on the hunt
Tiffani Amber Theissen’s hotter sister!!!!
I'm not familiar with the extended universe. Does something else happen later that would make for an interesting story?
Once the Ewoks finish dancing, is there really anything left to write about?
Tom Cruise, Danny Glover and Jane Fonda. (It is fiction, right?)
I read episodes 7-9, years and years ago. Basic concept is that the Empire is broken but some of the pieces are still thrashing around. Eventually what's left of the Empire gets it together, and the "Rebellion" (now in charge) needs to have a big ol' fight and stamp them out. Hijinks ensue.
The only thing that was really memorable about the stories were a couple of the new characters. "Grand Admiral Thrawn"...new big bad guy...and his pet assassin "Rukh".
Otherwise, I thought that the books were pretty repetitive. Lots of the same combat, over and over again. Might translate well to the big screen, who knows.
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