Remaking Black Christmas: My Casting Choices

I know what you’re thinking! “Karli, there were 2 remakes of Black Christmas already! Why are you talking about another one??” Although I enjoyed the 2006 film, I felt it failed to capture the magic and mystery that the original Black Christmas provided. One of the best aspects of this film is that it perfectly combined horror and comedy. The characters provided depth and real personality. For this article, I wanted to pick a cast that I think could do the characters justice! I hope you enjoy and let me know who you would choose! And if you would like to see my other casting choices, please check out my Remake Collection! (REMINDER: this is just hypothetical fun! I love and respect everyone mentioned and this series isn’t meant to tear anyone down or be disrespectful!!)

Jess Bradford

Olivia Hussey in Black Christmas and Florence Pugh

Original Actress: Olivia Hussey (Pictured Left) – My Choice: Florence Pugh (Midsommar)


Keir Dullea in Black Christmas and Adam Driver

Original Actor: Keir Dullea (Pictured Top) – My Choice: Adam Driver (Marriage Story, This Is Where I Leave You)


Margot Kidder in Black Christmas and Billie Lourd

Original Actress: Margot Kidder (Pictured Top Left) – My Choice: Billie Lourd (American Horror Story: 1984)

Lt. Ken Fuller

John Saxon in Black Christmas and John Gallagher Jr.

Original Actor: John Saxon (Pictured Top) – My Choice: John Gallagher Jr. (Hush, The Belko Experiment)

Mrs. Mac

Marian Waldman in Black Christmas and Alex Borstein

Original Actress: Marian Waldman (Pictured Left) – My Choice: Alex Borstein (Family Guy, Workaholics)


Andrea Martin in Black Christmas and Ariel Winter

Original Actress: Andrea Martin (Pictured Left) – My Choice: Ariel Winter (Modern Family, Excision)

Mr. Harrison

James Edmond in Black Christmas and Marc Evan Jackson

Original Actor: James Edmond (Pictured Left) – My Choice: Marc Evan Jackson (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle)

Sergeant Nash

Doug McGrath in Black Christmas and Ike Barinholtz

Original Actor: Doug McGrath (Pictured Bottom Left) – My Choice: Ike Barinholtz (The Hunt, Neighbors)

Clare Harrison

Lynne Griffin in Black Christmas and Katherine Langford

Original Actress: Lynne Griffin (Pictured Left) – My Choice: Katherine Langford (Knives Out)

Chris Hayden

Art Hindle in Black Christmas and Cameron Monaghan

Original Actor: Art Hindle (Pictured Top) – My Choice: Cameron Monaghan (Shameless)


Albert J. Dunk in Black Christmas and Bill Skarsgård

Original Actors: Albert J. Dunk (Pictured Left), Bob Clark (voice), and Nick Mancuso (voice) – My Choice: Bill Skarsgård (IT, Castle Rock)

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