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Old July 19 2009, 11:27 PM   #1546
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I always saw Kant Jorel as Kurtwood Smith in full Red Foreman mode. Though Richard Schiff and Hugh Laurie would no doubt do wonderfully, too.
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Old July 19 2009, 11:37 PM   #1547
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I can't see past Nathan Fillion for Calhoun, but I never read that many New Frontier novels.
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Old July 20 2009, 05:10 AM   #1548
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My mom, says the same thing too, and I could definitely see. NF is the only Trek that she reads, but for a while now I've been trying to convince her to read some of th other series. Sadly I haven't had any luck yet.
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Old July 20 2009, 01:09 PM   #1549
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I always saw Kant Jorel as Kurtwood Smith in full Red Foreman mode...
Me too. Kurtwood Smith would be perfect for Kant...just a little younger than he is now...
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Old July 20 2009, 01:51 PM   #1550
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I always saw Kant Jorel as Kurtwood Smith in full Red Foreman mode...
Me too. Kurtwood Smith would be perfect for Kant...just a little younger than he is now...
Hm. I see no reason for Kant to have any particular age.
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Old August 20 2009, 09:55 PM   #1551
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How about Angela Bassett for Full Circle's Capt. Eden - as she appeared in 2000's Supernova alongside James Spader?
Believe it or not, there are working black actresses other than Angela Bassett. (Granted, there aren't many roles for them -- fewer still than for white women.)

For Captain Eden, how about Barbara Eve Harris? (Agent Lang from Prison Break.)
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Old August 21 2009, 05:37 PM   #1552
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I like that. She would be great in the role IMO.
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Old August 23 2009, 01:32 AM   #1553
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I have a tendency to imagine Andorians as Shran, so Shar is stuck with Jeffrey Combs for me. His mum always speaks with a very posh British accent in my mind.
Vaughn sounds kind of like Shatner's voice (Shatner's voice nowadays, that is) to me (Though I certainly don't imagine him looking like Shatner).
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Old August 23 2009, 02:11 AM   #1554
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^ No and emphatically no.
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Old August 23 2009, 02:40 AM   #1555
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Good grief, this thread is over 1550 posts long. I wonder how long it would take for someone to go back through it and compile a list of the most popular casting suggestions for each character, maybe broken down by series. If someone could spare the time to do that (and I doubt that I could), maybe it could be made the start of a new pinned thread to replace this one -- otherwise it would pretty much get lost in the middle. (But with a link to the old thread so other suggestions would still be accessible, if anyone wanted to slog through 1550-odd posts.)
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Old August 23 2009, 04:14 AM   #1556
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^Not a bad idea. Good luck to whoever endeavors to do that though.
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Old August 23 2009, 04:25 AM   #1557
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Shall I appear to be utterly stupid by making casting suggestions for Iliana Ghemor? I could do that.
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Old August 23 2009, 04:24 PM   #1558
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^I think Nana Visitor would do a commendable job as Ghemor. I know she already played Kira on DS9, but I just can't picture anyone else
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Old August 25 2009, 10:11 AM   #1559
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

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Good grief, this thread is over 1550 posts long. I wonder how long it would take for someone to go back through it and compile a list of the most popular casting suggestions for each character, maybe broken down by series. If someone could spare the time to do that (and I doubt that I could), maybe it could be made the start of a new pinned thread to replace this one -- otherwise it would pretty much get lost in the middle. (But with a link to the old thread so other suggestions would still be accessible, if anyone wanted to slog through 1550-odd posts.)
LOL. I actually was making a list awhile back and still have it. I just haven't updated since page 57 or 58 on here.
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Old August 25 2009, 01:07 PM   #1560
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Well, if you ever update it, feel free to start a new thread, and either LS or myself will do closing, unpinning and pinning.
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