Most Ridiculous Bit of Casting Ever

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Re: Most Ridiculous Bit of Casting Ever

Postby pip » Thu Nov 15, 2012 11:33 am

simmonds91 wrote:I think David Jason was awesome as rincewind and albert, the best actor in the entire movie(s) if you ask me.

I would have said his casting as Rincewind was one of the stupidest casting decisions i have encountered . Didn't fit the bill in any way or form and just looked wrong. Good Albert but an awful Rincewind.
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Re: Most Ridiculous Bit of Casting Ever

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu Nov 15, 2012 1:25 pm

I agree with ou there pip.
He willnae tak' a drink! I think he's deid! , on the other hand though A Midgie in yir hand is worth twa up yir kilt.
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Re: Most Ridiculous Bit of Casting Ever

Postby Catch-up » Thu Nov 15, 2012 5:02 pm

I have to agree as well. Great Albert! Awful choice for Rincewind.
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Re: Most Ridiculous Bit of Casting Ever

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu Nov 15, 2012 5:18 pm

I think Sky wanted a big name from the UK TV that non Discworld people would know, and I've heard he is a fan don't know how true that is though.
He willnae tak' a drink! I think he's deid! , on the other hand though A Midgie in yir hand is worth twa up yir kilt.
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Re: Most Ridiculous Bit of Casting Ever

Postby Bouncy Castle » Sat Nov 17, 2012 12:10 pm

I've heard he's a fan, too, Dug.
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Postby Jo of the Gates » Mon Nov 19, 2012 5:57 am

CJDobs wrote: . . . supported by the most Scottish of blokes (Mishter Connery) who played a Spaniard/Egyptian.

Isn't Connery Welsh?
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Nov 19, 2012 6:03 am

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CJDobs wrote: . . . supported by the most Scottish of blokes (Mishter Connery) who played a Spaniard/Egyptian.

Isn't Connery Welsh?

No, he's definitely Scottish. :)
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Re: Most Ridiculous Bit of Casting Ever

Postby chris.ph » Mon Nov 19, 2012 7:26 am

timothy dalton was the welsh bond :D
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Re: Most Ridiculous Bit of Casting Ever

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:15 pm

He is orginally from Edinburgh.
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:16 pm

Jo of the Gates wrote:
CJDobs wrote: . . . supported by the most Scottish of blokes (Mishter Connery) who played a Spaniard/Egyptian.

Isn't Connery Welsh?

He is orginally from Edinburgh.
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Re: Most Ridiculous Bit of Casting Ever

Postby chris.ph » Tue Nov 20, 2012 5:14 pm

:lol: :lol: no dalton is definately a gog :lol: :lol: (north waleian)
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Re: Most Ridiculous Bit of Casting Ever

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue Nov 20, 2012 6:51 pm

You can tell that by his leg of mutton sideburns. :lol:
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Re: Most Ridiculous Bit of Casting Ever

Postby KingCarrot » Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:00 pm

I have only just found this thread. I also think Tom Cruise is a terrible actor, there is just something about him that I despise. The only movie I liked that he was in is War of the Worlds, but that is probably because of the amazing author behind it. I wouldn't really call him a "midget" though, it was my understanding that he is close to 5ft8... it's small but it's not insanely small.

The guy does suck though.
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Re: Most Ridiculous Bit of Casting Ever

Postby Dotsie » Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:16 pm

He was pretty cool in Topic Thunder, and Top Gun will always have a special place in my heart (despite the dreadful choice of Kelly McGillis to play opposite him).
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Re: Most Ridiculous Bit of Casting Ever

Postby Alanz » Fri Nov 23, 2012 3:13 pm

Dotsie wrote:He was pretty cool in Topic Thunder, and Top Gun will always have a special place in my heart (despite the dreadful choice of Kelly McGillis to play opposite him).

i quite liked her :whistle:
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