Remaking Clue: My Casting Choices

Yes, today I’m discussing a very taboo subject in the film community – remakes! A few months back, I wrote a list of all of the actors I thought could successfully portray Halloween’s Dr. Samuel Loomis. Doing that was a lot of fun and I wanted to do it with full casts. A lot of the films I choose will most likely have remakes already released or in development, like Clue. This is strictly hypothetical and all in good fun.

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I based my choices on age (my choices will at least have a 5 year range – younger or older – within the age of the original film’s actors), demeanor, and how I picture their performances overall. Also, unlike my Dr. Loomis article, I’m only picking actors and actresses who are still alive today. (Note: a couple of my casting choices do have a bigger age gap, but they were so perfect to me, I couldn’t exclude them). Let me know your thoughts on who you would cast! 

 

Wadsworth

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Original Actor: Tim Curry – My Choice: Ralph Fiennes

 

Mrs. Peacock

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Original Actress: Eileen Brennan – My Choice: Allison Janney

 

Mrs. White

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Original Actress: Madeline Kahn – My Choice: Aubrey Plaza

 

Professor Plum

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Original Actor: Christopher Lloyd – My Choice: Matthew Gray Gubler

 

Mr. Green

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Original Actor: Michael McKean – My Choice: Dave Franco

 

Colonel Mustard

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Original Actor: Martin Mull – My Choice: Nick Offerman

 

Miss Scarlet

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Original Actress: Lesley Ann Warren – My Choice: Isla Fisher

 

Yvette

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Original Actress: Colleen Camp – My Choice: Brittany Snow

 

Mr. Boddy

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Original Actor: Lee Ving – My Choice: Joe Mantegna 

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