09 September 2013

In An Alternate Universe...

Casting is really an underrated art in filmmaking. A movie can have everything going for it; an ace director, wonderful cinematography, and a perfect script, but the wrong actor/actress for a part can wreck havoc on the film.

With all of the uproar surrounding the casting of leads in the upcoming Batman vs. Superman and Fifty Shades of Grey, let's consider what other fan favorties could have looked like with a few tweaks.

To think, in a different world...

Bill Murray dons the cowl and cape for Tim Burton's Batman.
Silver Linings Playbook stars Vince Vaughn and Zooey Deschanel.
Tom Selleck is the famed Dr. Indiana Jones.
Val Kilmer is the one Dirty Dancing.
Sean Penn contemplates "What Would Tyler Durden Do" in Fight Club.
Ellen Page trades in a hamburger phone for a Dragon Tattoo.
Will Smith takes the red pill in The Matrix.
O.J. Simpson is The Terminator.
Michelle Pfeiffer chases down Buffalo Bill in Silence of the Lambs.
Daniel Day-Lewis takes the floor with Uma Thurman in Pulp Fiction.
Tom Hanks builds it in Field of Dreams.
Johnny Depp plays hooky in Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
Jon Hamm is John Carter.
Mel Gibson battles tigers in Gladiator.
Sarah Michelle Gellar dumbs it down for Clueless.
Tom Cruise dons the suit in Iron Man.