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Three Seconds: Casting Call!

Okay, a favorite thread!

 

You are to direct the film version of Three Seconds. Please use this space to pick the perfect cast! Piet Hoffmann? Grens? Zofia? Erik Wilson? What actors are capable of these roles?

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Piet, I envision as that actor who plays the new James Bond - Daniel Craig

 

I hadn't thought much about the rest, maybe Penelope Cruz for Zofia.  

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The Skarsgards. Stellan as Grens and his son Alexander as Hoffman. You could even shoot two versions, one of course in Swedish, and a English language one.

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Fun question! I like Kiefer Sutherland as Hoffmann, and Al Pacino as Grens (I know he doesn't look Swedish, but he is awesome as a damaged detective). I think Angelina Jolie would make a good Zofia.

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Rachel-K wrote:

Okay, a favorite thread!

 

You are to direct the film version of Three Seconds. Please use this space to pick the perfect cast! Piet Hoffmann? Grens? Zofia? Erik Wilson? What actors are capable of these roles?


Piet - Alexander Skarsgard

Erik - Robert Downey Jr

Zofia - Natalie Portman or Kate Winslet

Grens - Colin Firth

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I picture Dominic West (Jimmy McNulty from The Wire) as Piet

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Rachel-K wrote:

Okay, a favorite thread!

 

You are to direct the film version of Three Seconds. Please use this space to pick the perfect cast! Piet Hoffmann? Grens? Zofia? Erik Wilson? What actors are capable of these roles?


 

Piet Hoffman=Brad Pitt

Grens-Dustin Hoffman

Zofia-Gwyneth Paltrow

Erik Wilson-Ben Afleck

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I love reading what everyone thinks. Here are my suggestions.

 

Ewert Grens - Sean Connory

Piet Hoffman - Kiefer Sutherland

Zofia Hoffman - Natalie Portman

Erik Wilson - Gerard Butler

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I agree with you on Keifer Sutherland, Wendy! He would fit it perfectly.

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Re: Three Seconds: Casting Call!

 


thewanderingjew wrote:

 


Rachel-K wrote:

Okay, a favorite thread!

 

You are to direct the film version of Three Seconds. Please use this space to pick the perfect cast! Piet Hoffmann? Grens? Zofia? Erik Wilson? What actors are capable of these roles?


 

Piet Hoffman=Brad Pitt

Grens-Dustin Hoffman

Zofia-Gwyneth Paltrow

Erik Wilson-Ben Afleck


I thought Brad Pitt too and agree with the rest of your selections. 

 

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Re: Three Seconds: Casting Call!


Rachel-K wrote:

Okay, a favorite thread!

 

You are to direct the film version of Three Seconds. Please use this space to pick the perfect cast! Piet Hoffmann? Grens? Zofia? Erik Wilson? What actors are capable of these roles?


Ok..here goes...

 

Grens:  Either Sean Connery or Richard Gere

Piet Hoffmann - James Franco

Zofia - either Natalie Portman or Cote de Pablo (from NCIS my first choice)

Erik Wilson - Viggo Mortensen

 

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I would also go with Daniel Craig as Piet.

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ok - here are my picks:

 

Piet - Gerard Butler

Grens - Sean Connery

Zofia - Charlize Theron or Kate Winslet

Erik Wilson - Edward Norton

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I also agree that Keifer Sutherland would be a perfect Piet.    

 


DSaff wrote:

I agree with you on Keifer Sutherland, Wendy! He would fit it perfectly.


 

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I'm a huge fan of the USA show White Collar so I'm going to have to go with Matt Bomer for Piet. As for Grens, either Alan Rickman or Robert Downing Jr. I am going to have to go with the majority for Zofia. I think Natalie Portman would be fantastic!

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Re: Three Seconds: Casting Call!

Piet Hoffman-Michael Imperioli

Grens-Alfred Molina

Zofia-Penelope Cruz

Erik Wilson-Mark Harmon

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Mark Harmon would do a good job as Wilson.  :smileywink:

 


avid_reader1590 wrote:

Piet Hoffman-Michael Imperioli

Grens-Alfred Molina

Zofia-Penelope Cruz

Erik Wilson-Mark Harmon


 

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robloi wrote:

The Skarsgards. Stellan as Grens and his son Alexander as Hoffman. You could even shoot two versions, one of course in Swedish, and a English language one.


Oh my goodness robloi I would watch Alexander Skarsgard in anything...sexy man :smileyhappy:

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robloi wrote:

The Skarsgards. Stellan as Grens and his son Alexander as Hoffman. You could even shoot two versions, one of course in Swedish, and a English language one.


ohhh I was also thinking of Alexander as Hoffman!! he would be perfect!

 

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Piet :  Viggo Mortensen

Erik:   Edward Norton

Grens: Dustin Hoffman

Zofia: Natalie Portman

 

Perfect cast