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Old 10-10-2014, 03:04 PM
 
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what decisions in your opinion has a film casting director got things wrong with their castings for a movie?
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Old 10-10-2014, 03:06 PM
 
Location: Staten Island, NY
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John Wayne as Genghis Khan.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0049092/
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Old 10-10-2014, 03:10 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ > Raleigh, NC
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Anything with Kathryn Heigl.
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Old 10-10-2014, 03:43 PM
 
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Leonardo DiCaprio as Howard Hughes.
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Old 10-10-2014, 03:45 PM
 
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Kristin Stewart as Snow White.
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Old 10-10-2014, 03:54 PM
 
Location: Concrete Jungle
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Seth Rogan as a superhero in The Green Hornet. Oh please.....
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Old 10-10-2014, 07:53 PM
 
Location: Warwick, RI
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Anyone other than Alec Baldwin as Jack Ryan. "The Hunt For Red October" was great, but all the other Tom Clancy Jack Ryan novel movies were crap.
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Old 10-11-2014, 01:09 AM
 
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Robert Redford as (just about anyone) but, in particular, Denys Finch Hatton in "Out of Africa."
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Old 10-11-2014, 01:13 AM
 
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Kristin Stewart as Snow White.
Oh my God, yes. She is the worst actress ever.
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Old 10-11-2014, 08:42 AM
 
Location: Parts Unknown, Northern California
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There was a late '80's tv flick called "The Alamo: Thirteen Days of Glory", a low budget version of the Alamo story with Alec Baldwin as Colonel Travis. He was appropriately cast, but for the 49 year old Davey Crockett, they cast the 66 year old Brian Keith. For the 39 year old Jim Bowie, they cast the 64 year old James Arness.

Crockett and Bowie of course were rugged frontiersmen, but here they were depicted by these two fossils who could act okay for the speaking parts, but in the action scenes looked ridiculous because they moved about like men in their mid 60's.

They also cast Raul Julia as Santa Anna and he played him like some frustrated cartoon animal who can never quite catch that elusive prey.

Baldwin was actually very good, but the rest.....what were they thinking?
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