The Official Casting The Superman Reboot Thread

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  1. OwlBoy

    OwlBoy Well-Known Member

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    We have casting threads for the Superman and the two main supporting characters (Lois and Lex) why not a thread for all the other members of Superman's cast? I have some young ideas:

    Perry White - Beau Bridges
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    Johnathan Kent - Chris Cooper
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    Jor-El - Tim Daly
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    Lana Lang - JoAnna Garcia
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  2. Motown Marvel

    Motown Marvel Crimson and Clover

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    those choices dont really inspire me at all, other than chris cooper, who would actually be best for perry (an idea i could actually get behind).
     
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    Jor-El/Braniac: Eric Bana.......anyone who reads my posts knows that I want Jor-El and Braniac played by the same actor. I believe Braniac should take the form of Jor-El as a homage to his creator, and as a way to mess with Superman's head.

    Lex Luthor: Jason Isaacs
    Lois Lane: Evangeline Lilly or Eliza Dushku
    Perry White: R. Lee Ermey
    Jimmy Olsen: Chris Marquette
    Jonathan Kent(older): James Garner
    Jonathan Kent(younger): Craig Sheffer
    Lana Lang: Emmanuelle Chriqui.....a homage to the look of Smallville's Lana, plus I'm not a redhead fan and I think Chriqui is the hottest girl ever.
    Dr. Hamiliton: Brent Spiner
    Morgan Edge: Robert Englund
    Metallo: Sam Rockwell

    I'm not sure who I want for Martha Kent or Lara, and I'll post more as they come to me. All are subject to change.
     
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    Cain I Heart Amazons

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    Smallville

    Young Pete Ross and Lana Lang - Unknowns
    Pa Kent - Albert Finney
    Ma Kent - Ellen Burstyn

    Krypton

    Jor-El - Ralph Fiennes
    Lara Lor-Van - Jennifer Connelly
    Zor-El - David Boreanaz
    Allura - Naomi Watts
    Kara Zor-El - Evan Rachel Wood
    Dru-Zod - Daniel Day-Lewis
    Ursa - Lucy Lawless
    Non - Dwayne Johnson

    Metropolis

    Perry White - Kurt Russell
    Cat Grant - Charlize Theron
    Don Cheadle - Ron Troupe
    Steve Lombard - Val Kilmer
    Terrible Dan Turpin - Dennis Farina
    Maggie Sawyer - Jodie Foster
    John Corben/Metallo - Matthew McCougnahey

    I'm too lazy to host all those pics just google if you don't recognize a name :yay:
     
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    I'm serious when I say that if she was five years older and a tad more experienced, Leighton Meester would be perfect for Lois Lane.

    Speaking of Lois, there is a two different ways to cast her. If the reboot goes with a fairly unknown actor such as Bomer or Cavill, a respected, proven, and known actress should be cast, IMO. If the movies goes with an actor that alot the general audience knows of, such as Ryan Reynolds or Josua Jackson, they should feel free to find the best known actress out there for the role of Lois Lane, known or unknown. Like a Rose Byrne type.
     
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  6. Man of Tomorrow

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    I don't really want Lana in this film, just the Kents.

    And they should start the film off when Kent is travelling the world as a Journalist.

    The Smallville stuff is played out.
     
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    The Sage The World's Finest

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    Jonathan Kent - Robert Duvall
    Martha Kent - Ellen Burstyn

    Jor-El - James Caviezel
    Lara - Rachel Weisz
     
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    I'd be fine without the Smallville stuff, but I do want to see Clark in College.
     
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    I don't. There isn't much you can do with him during his college years, besides showing his interest in Journalism.

    They can do more with the 'travelling the world' thing.

    Imagine the film kicking off with Kent as a Journalist in Africa in the midst of a political war; and him using his powers to save civilians.

    Kinda like Birthright and 24:Exile.
     
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    Thats exactly what I was thinking about. Nice:yay:
     
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  11. Superfreak

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    you know, the other day I was thinking Greg Kinear would make an amazing John Kent. In every movie his in, he generally plays the all around nice guy. He'd fit that role really well. He's young enough to be young for Superman's arrival, and teen years, and he's old enough to be convincingly aged for the superman adult years.
     
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    I like the idea of Kinear as Pa Kent. He's not my first choice, but he is always enjoyable and plays the nice guy well. Good suggestion!
     
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    Either Julie Benz or Natasha Henstridge for Cat Grant

    Colin Ferguson for Steve Lombard
     
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  14. batman44

    batman44 Go Speed GO

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    Perry White: Alec Baldwin
    Cat Grant: Gretchen Mol or Vinessa Shaw
    Jimmy Olsen: Micheal Cera or Frankie Muniz
    Ron Troupe:Courtney B. Vance

    Pa Kent: Martin Sheen
    Ma Kent: Nancy Lenehan
     
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  15. NotFadeAway

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    Julie Benz.....nice!
     
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  16. Spider-Fan83

    Spider-Fan83 with great power...

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    Smallville
    young Jonathan Kent - Joel Gretsch
    young Martha kent - Lauren Graham

    old Pa Kent - Tom Berenger
    old Ma Kent - Sally Field

    Lana - Kate Mara
    or Kristen Stewart (for younger)

    Metropolis

    Perry - Harvey Keitel
    Jimmy -Jonathan Jackson

    ???
     
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    William Shatner for Perry White.............








    Just kidding!
     
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  18. batman44

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    Another name for Perry White:

    Bruce McGill
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  19. FilmNerdJamie

    FilmNerdJamie I'M MARY POPPINS, Y'ALL!

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    If I'm casting the Routhboot, I'd go for George Dzundza as Perry White. For those who don't know and/or remember, his "claim to fame" is playing the original lead detective in the first season of Law & Order as well as George O'Malley's dad on Grey's Anatomy.

    Coincidentially (i.e. I only realized this recently), he was the voice of Perry White on Superman: The Animated Series as well as the direct-to-DVD animated films - small world. :whatever:

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    And I'd go for David Morse as Pa Kent if I had any say.

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  20. GreenKToo

    GreenKToo In the fire

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    I like Ed Harris for Perry White.
    Johnny Depp for Jor-el.
     
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  21. Spider-Fan83

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    here's an intersting, semi unknown-ish?, name for Jor-El
    Louis Mandylor
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  22. Superark

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    I've always liked David Morse. He always seems like an old-fashioned blue-collared guy. I wouldn't mind seeing him as Pa Kent.
     
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    Liam Neeson for Jor-El
     
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    Perry :Alec Baldwin
    Jimmy: Michael Cera

    Lana Lang and Pete: Unknowns
    Pa Kent: I don't know. Robert Duvall would be nice choice.
    Ma Kent: Sally Field

    Lara: Lena Headey
    Jor-el: James Caviezel
     
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  25. I Am The Knight

    I Am The Knight Hit Me (Baby One More Time)

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    He doesn't needs any more of those types of roles.
     
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