Why Does Everyone Want a Body-Building Captain America?

Discussion in 'Captain America: The First Avenger' started by Turtle-Man, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. Rage Valar Morghulis

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    Yeah...and he's been typecast in all the Badassenese roles... poor bastard! When will he land one of those Colin Firthenese roles?

    Rage
     
  2. Ronny Shade back for a limited time

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    Sean Bean will never be Firthian
     
  3. Rage Valar Morghulis

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    Damn those casting agents and their need to typecast! Sean Bean in a romantic comedy opposite a horrible American actress pretending to be British would rock!! :whatever:

    Rage
     
  4. Brian Braddock R.I.P. '96 Y.N.W.A.

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    Hey, as long as people don't think all British people look and act like Hugh Grant; I'm happy.
     
  5. Ronny Shade back for a limited time

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    Just half of them.

    The other half look and act like Vinnie Jones.
     
  6. Brian Braddock R.I.P. '96 Y.N.W.A.

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    That's British women.
     
  7. Rich Santoro Addicted to degeneracy

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  8. aka Kal el Registered

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    I wouldn't exactly call that a denial(LOL):word:
     
  9. Kent The Lord of Thwipp

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    High/pronounced cheek bones is usually a feature that sticks out as "Russian", so I guess it's that.
     
  10. Ronny Shade back for a limited time

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    no, there's more. I can't really explain it.
     
  11. BestGirl Reluctantly following Vought's orders

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    I think it's the shape of his nose and eyes, plus his cheekbones, that make him look stereotypically Russian.
     
  12. Rage Valar Morghulis

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    He is Russian!
     
  13. OsGom Mind-Taker

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    I think people need to realize that in reality a person with a fitness level equivalent to Cap would be much leaner then he is portrayed in the comics. He would have much more a gymnast's physique than a bodybuilders or a wrestlers. Some size is important agreed. But I agree with the poster that said overall the actor should be in really great shape and have excellent definition.

    Oh and MM's accent is way too think. No way he could get rid of that southern drawl and Cap aint no hick!
     
  14. Chris Wallace LET'S DO A HEADCOUNT...

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    Bottom line-I think we all just want a reasonably toned & well-defined Cap. He doesn't have to be built like Ferrigno, but the 90's comic book movies were filled with padded pretenders who had no muscles-[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] and I don't think we want to return to those days.
     
  15. Ronny Shade back for a limited time

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    I'm sure Val Kilmer had plenty of muscles.
     
  16. Ronny Shade back for a limited time

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    I don't think it would be out of character for Cap to be southern.
     
  17. Rich Santoro Addicted to degeneracy

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    I would be OK if they made Cap a southerner... but he was from NY wasn't he??? Just checking...

    And yeah... Kilmer is a pretty fit dude... certainly he was at the time of his Batman performance (granted, the suit's muscle tone was beyond his own nature physique). But Keaton obviously needed help.

    And just as a side note... padding the turtles was no big issue.
     
  18. Brian Braddock R.I.P. '96 Y.N.W.A.

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    God, this takes me back a few years; I remember a fair few years ago on a Batman Begins thread concerning Bale's physique someone saying that Kilmer hadnt done any gym work for Batman Forever so I posted a couple of screencaps to the contrary.

    He looked pretty good during Forever.
     
  19. Chris Wallace LET'S DO A HEADCOUNT...

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    1-Cap can't have a Southern accent.
    2-Kilmer still had no muscles as compared to Bale.
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    3-no, it wasn't a big issue. I'm simply saying I don't want to see another padded, muscle-bereft Cap.
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  20. Ronny Shade back for a limited time

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    such conviction
     
  21. Anubis Sup?

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    Normally i'd agree. Cap shouldn't have a southern accent, but since it's Christ Wallace, I think he should talk like Foghorn Leghorn.
     
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    It wouldn't be my first choice, but I think it fits with the character.
     
  23. Rich Santoro Addicted to degeneracy

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    ^ same here... I really wouldn't call for it, or prefer it... but in the realm of things that I would be raging-pissed-disgusted to see it happen... it would be pretty low on the my raging-pissed-disgusted-o-meter, for comic movies. Nick Cage's performance as GR being a 10, a Texas drawl on Cap would be a 3.

    But I am in 100% agreement with Wallace about the concern of a muscle-bereft Cap.

    So... what would be worse on the raging-pissed-disgusted-o-meter??? A Texas drawl, or a muscle-bereft Cap??? hmmmmmmmmm
     
  24. Chris Wallace LET'S DO A HEADCOUNT...

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    Equally.
    Funny-you're ripping on Cage & your screen name is Rich Santoro.
     
  25. Rich Santoro Addicted to degeneracy

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    LOL... he did play Richard Santoro in Snake Eyes (although the hero, he turned out to be a cop on the take)... And Pesci played Nick Santoro in Casino, a psychotic mob thug that got clubbed to the brink of death and buried alive in a field. Rodrigo Santoro played... that Xerxes... thing, in 300. Man, there is no love for the Santoro name in Hollywood. Well, Mike Santoro cashed in the US Poker Championships three years in a row. That is something I guess.
     

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