The Sweeney!

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The Sweeney!

Postby DaveC » Mon Apr 04, 2011 2:30 pm

Ray Winstone and Ben Drew (AKA Plan B), to star in the movie of The Sweeney! That's good casting and I've only seen a few mins of the original series with John Thaw and Dennis Waterman

http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=75964

Good picture on the site.
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Postby David Brown » Wed Jul 13, 2011 4:56 pm

Jack Regan, like John Thaw, was a Manc who'd lived in London for years and largely, but not completely, lost his northern accent. Ray Winstone is a Cockney, and also way too old to play Regan, who was supposed to be about 35 when the series started (Thaw was about 30).

I know nothing of Ben Drew's acting ability, but he's not my idea of a successor to Dennis Waterman.
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Jul 13, 2011 5:27 pm

That's no good. The Sweeny has to have Ford Granadas (for the cops) and Jags (for the crooks). :lol:
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Postby meerkat » Wed Jul 13, 2011 5:28 pm

And there has to be lots of piles of boxes and leaves to show the cars driving fast! :lol:
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:15 pm

The crooks can still drive Jags, the cops should probably switch to the Ford Mondeo :P
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Postby chris.ph » Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:58 pm

Sjoerd3000 wrote:The crooks can still drive Jags, the cops should probably switch to the Ford Mondeo :P


which now are basically the same cars chassis wise
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