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5-06-2011 @ 9:52AM
So we took one of the deepest, most complex roles (Sylvanas) and gave it to Jessica Biel? Oookay.... someone's just looking for fap-fodder.Personally, I think Marisa Tomei would be more appropriate. Got the acting chops, the looks and the body for the Banshee Queen.
5-06-2011 @ 11:15AM
You really should check Biel out in Powder Blue or Home of the Brave before you say that. I think she's looking to be the strongest of Alba and Beckinsale (both who get similar parts) just because she's landing so many good and different roles. Different roles do so much for an actors growth as a performer - look at Dicaprio. Honestly I think Alba could have done it better 10 years ago but she's been stuck getting recast over and over again as the same role.As for Tomei, every actor I cast I did an image search with their name plus 2010 or 2011. Anyone who was too old now would definitely be too old in five years when this film could even start casting. Hollywood isn't as forgiving on age for actresses, and Tomei would be 50 at the earliest date they could start production.
5-06-2011 @ 11:34AM
I've seen a few clips of her performance in Powder Blue... I really enjoyed those, though they tend to just give more credence to my argument above. I just have a hard time seeing her growth as an actress. Stealth, A-Team, I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry... I just keep seeing Mary Camden.Maybe she's better than I think. I certainly wouldn't be against seeing her in the Sylvanas hip-huggers, but I still would prefer someone a bit more known for their acting than their body for the role.
5-06-2011 @ 11:47AM
lol you saw her stripper scenes then? Yeah, the last 3/4 of that movie is Biel fan service for a half hour and the script takes a nose dive at the same time so I guess it goes hand in hand. People say she overacted but I don't fault an actress for doing the best she can with bad material... The script really made no sense and she at least made each scene work within itself for the lines she was supposed to be saying. The progression of each character in the script was monstrous.
5-06-2011 @ 7:00PM
Bah... she was good at a role that didn't demand much of her as an actress, therefore she must *only* be good at roles that don't demand much. Poor logic and type-casting at its worst.
5-06-2011 @ 8:16PM
I'd be better ;)
5-06-2011 @ 8:53PM
But thank you Dawn for linking my campaign page, I'll prove to you I'm a better fit than Jessica! Maybe possibly consider adding my photo and breakdown as a choice for Sylvanas alongside her, since my campaign prompted the casting post in the first place?
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