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Leia rumored to be recast with Meryl Streep? WTF


Guest El Chalupacabra

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Doing an impression does not equal quality acting.

 

Just saying, we werent' in the casting sessions. Maybe the dude can just make a face and do a voice that doesn't mean he can emote, carry pathos, or anything else.

That may be true, But didnt Chris Miller and Phil Lord have final say over the original casting? I dont necessarily trust their judgement on this...

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Guest El Chalupacabra

Doing an impression does not equal quality acting.

 

Just saying, we werent' in the casting sessions. Maybe the dude can just make a face and do a voice that doesn't mean he can emote, carry pathos, or anything else.

Fair point for sure, but whatever the reason, I think it is still valid to point out the resemblance and that they could have picked SOMEONE who looked more like Harison Ford.

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I'm not willing to say either way until I actually see the movie. If Aiden kills it to some crazy degree you have to let it go-- they have to have somebody carry their movie and resemblance and impression can't do that.

 

But if he blows, then you'd have to wonder why he was cast.

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https://movieweb.com/star-wars-9-meryl-streep-replace-carrie-fisher-leia/

 

Hopefully this proves false, but this is yet another example that Disney-owned Lucasfilm has no clue. Meryl Streep is a good actress, but do we need a recast of Leia? I am totally against it 100%. But if they were to recast, wouldn't someone who looked more physically like a 60 something Carrie Fisher make sense? Like maybe Sally Field?

 

What a horrible idea, and after a lackluster TLJ (which I have gone from sort of liking despite its many flaws, to actually despising as time goes on), the idea of a trilogy being given to Rian "the Hack" Johnson, another trilogy given to the Lame of Thrones guys, a Solo movie that NO ONE asked for, and now this bad news, I am starting to really not like Kathleen Kennedy.

Go back in time and listen to Zerimar Nyliram.

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