Thursday, August 12, 2010

Hunger Games Cast Picks

Remember how I promised a review of The Hunger Games, a cast list, and a playlist today?  Well, I finished the book, but I have yet to compose my playlist.  Yesterday I told Bestie (because who else would I whine to) that I was incredibly stressed out with finishing projects and my final for a grad school course by tonight.  So, because she's awesome, Bestie filled in for me on the cast list.  We have similar taste (except for the whole Gale/Peeta issue)  I'll be posting the review and playlist later tonight (with a GIVEAWAY!).  Here is Bestie's cast list and pictures (my comments are in bold):

Katniss Everdeen

Emma Roberts (my favorite)

Christian Serratos

Peeta Mellark
Alex Peetyfur (who could turn even this Gale fan into a Peeta-lover)

William Mosely

My personal choice would be Spencer Pratt, but I don't want to subject my readers to a visual of that.

Gale Hawthorne
Ben Barnes

Kevin Zegers

My own personal Gale choice

Gaspart Ulliel

Haymitch Abernathy

Hugh Laurie

Gary Oldham (Hopefully looking a little less Commissioner Gordon-ish, but I'm in a hurry and this is the best I can do)

Cinna:

Hugh Dancy

Primrose Everdeen:
Elle Fanning (She's older now, but again, I'm in a hurry)

Rue
Yara Shahidi

Thresh:
Stanislav Ianevski

Effie Trinket:
Kirsten Chenoweth (best choice ever, am I right?)

Foxface
Emma Stone

Glimmer:
Hayden Panettiere

Cato
Tom Felton (who would need to beef up a little bit before playing Cato, at least for me)

And there you have it!  Bestie's picks for Hunger Games cast.  We'll do this again when I read and review Catching Fire so we can add in the others.  What do you think?  Any you would change? 
Don't forget, I'll be posting a giveaway later tonight, so check back in!

11 comments:

  1. My pick for Haymitch was going to be Robert Downey Jr., but Hugh Laurie is SO much better! He's perfect!

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  2. Love your Effie and your Rue!!

    I linked to this post in my Mockingjay Madness post. Here's the link:

    http://derapsreads.blogspot.com/2010/08/mockingjay-madness.html

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  3. I think you can read my mind! Emma for Katniss is also my favorite.

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  4. Nice picks! I'm sending this post out to a few of my IRL Hunger Game friends.

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  5. You're just on a roll. I love these~

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  6. Love these...
    Other possibilities.. Victoria justice for katniss, and Tyler posey as gale.

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  7. katniss has to be somewhat hispanic or something like that so emma would not be a good katniss but possibly christian
    (that girl under emma) would be perfect..just my opinion

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  8. PLEASE READ THIS!!!!!! I love the books and these are the people I had in mind the whole time.
    Hailee Steinfeld/Jodelle Ferala=Katniss
    Lucas Till= Peeta
    Gaspart Ulliel=Gale
    Pyan Sympkins=Prim
    Alana Locke=Rue(perfect look but don't know if she can act)
    Jeff Bridges=Haymitch
    Debra Rupp/Imelda Staunton=Effie
    Debra Rupp\Imelda Staunton=Effie
    Jeff and Debra/Imelda are a must!

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  9. Hugh Laurie would be perfect for haymitch

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  10. Oh my gosh. Kirsten Chenoweth???? Yay!!!!

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  11. I'm here via BookRiot, of course the Hunger Games cast has been announced but can I just say: Kristin Chenoweth and Hugh Laurie were INSPIRED, completely awesome choices!!!!
    Better ideas than the cast they chose!!! YES!
    I am certainly in your favor!

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