Jennifer Garner to play Miss Marple?!?

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Postby deldaisy » Tue Mar 29, 2011 12:28 pm

I don't like Russel Crowe.
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Postby meerkat » Tue Mar 29, 2011 12:49 pm

Julia McKenzie is equally good. I went to the Film Institute to see the first new release of Miss Marple and Poirot. Julia McKenzie and David Suchet were both there and questions were asked etc. Great evening.

It was agreed Julia's portrayl was an excellent follower to Joan Hickson.
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Mar 29, 2011 12:52 pm

Geraldine McEwan was first, after Hickson.
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Postby meerkat » Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:12 pm

Well, that was a complete hash up! Least sasid the better.
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:17 pm

Even some of the Yanks are stunned at the casting!!

Remember Agatha Christie’s iconic, elderly spinster detective Miss Marple who solved crimes in between knitting and gardening? Well, Disney’s going to make another movie about her, only this time she’ll be younger and played by Jennifer Garner (who is producing as well).

Also, this one’s set in modern times. So uh.. I guess she’ll solve crimes between shopping for shoes and dining at Soho cafes? And, if they’re changing all of these elements, it seems like they might as well “re-boot” the name too. I mean, they can’t actually name this sexy female detective for a new generation Miss Marple, can they?

The script will apparently be written by Mark Frost, who gets major credibility points for writing on Twin Peaks, and then loses some of them for penning both Fantastic Four films.

Right now, Frost is probably pouring over a blank sheet of paper, trying to figure out how to handle a memo from Disney asking him to make the main character’s name sound younger without totally sacrificing the source material.

I’ll admit, it’s a tough one! But still, here are seven suggestions to jump start Frost’s brainstorming. Submit your own suggestions in the comments.

· Miss M.

· Carrie “Marple” Bradshaw

· Cleo Marplé

· Margaret Pell

· Juno Marple

· M.A.R.P.L.E. (code name given by a secret government agency.)

· DJ Marp



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Postby deldaisy » Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:07 pm

Miss Marple in Twin Peaks????? :shock:
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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:29 pm

All they need now is a werewolf, a vampire and a zombie and it'll be perfect. :roll:
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:35 pm

deldaisy wrote:I don't like Russel Crowe.


But Russ, it would seem, likes the pies!!

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Postby Tonyblack » Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:39 pm

Maybe he's getting into shape to play Captain Jack Aubrey again. The captain in Master and Commander is a real porker as the series progresses. :lol:
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Postby deldaisy » Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:54 pm

OR too many beers down at Souths club :D
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