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Old July 9 2012, 03:58 PM   #2326
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

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Also, thanks for casting Fisher for me there, Christopher.
I can't take the credit; it was David Mack's original suggestion in the Vanguard bible. I'm sure you can find the rest if you search this thread.
Awesome man, thanks!
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Old July 9 2012, 06:23 PM   #2327
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Ming Ziong: Rick Yune. (Die Another Day).
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Old July 9 2012, 06:36 PM   #2328
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My mental casting for Xiong is someone nobody here will know, a German TV host called Daniel Budiman:

http://www.pr-ip.de/wp-content/uploa...Ausschnitt.jpg
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Old July 9 2012, 07:37 PM   #2329
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for some reason, i keep picturing Fisher as the black desk sergeant from Demolition Man that Sly's character knew in the crapsack 90s.

*quick wiki and google check*

Bill Cobbs, who played Emory Erickson in ENT, is the actor.
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Old July 9 2012, 07:52 PM   #2330
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My mental casting for Xiong is someone nobody here will know, a German TV host called Daniel Budiman:

http://www.pr-ip.de/wp-content/uploa...Ausschnitt.jpg
http://i2.listal.com/image/3329047/6...el-budiman.jpg
Looks-wise, he'd be great! I could totally see that!
My mental casting for Fisher (for some reason) was Dennis Haysbert.
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Old July 9 2012, 08:00 PM   #2331
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My mental casting for Xiong is someone nobody here will know, a German TV host called Daniel Budiman:
Yeah, because you're the only German here.

Once you hire him you'll have to find roles for most of the rest of the old Giga Games crew as well, though, it seems as if they only come in batches. (Seriously, I catched one of the newer Game One episodes some time ago and almost everybody from Giga Games' heyday was there it seems).
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Old July 9 2012, 08:37 PM   #2332
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^ I just didn't expect (m)any German gamers I think .
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Old July 10 2012, 03:16 AM   #2333
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You do realize Dr. Fisher is supposed to be black, right?
More to the point, he's supposed to be Morgan Freeman, which is kind of a category unto itself.
David Mack did a really good job with the Freeman as Fisher thing, because I've never been able to picture anybody else in the role, even before I saw his cast list.
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Old July 10 2012, 03:40 AM   #2334
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My mental casting for Xiong is someone nobody here will know, a German TV host called Daniel Budiman:

http://www.pr-ip.de/wp-content/uploa...Ausschnitt.jpg
http://i2.listal.com/image/3329047/6...el-budiman.jpg
Yeah, I know Mack suggested Jet Li, but my mental casting for Ming Xiong is Takeshi Kaneshiro.

I definitely see Morgan Freeman as Zeke Fisher, though. When I read his dialogue I can just hear Freeman delivering it.
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Old July 10 2012, 04:44 PM   #2335
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My mental casting for Xiong is someone nobody here will know, a German TV host called Daniel Budiman:

http://www.pr-ip.de/wp-content/uploa...Ausschnitt.jpg
http://i2.listal.com/image/3329047/6...el-budiman.jpg
I haven't heard of him, but looks wise, he fits for me
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Old July 10 2012, 05:33 PM   #2336
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for some reason, i keep picturing Fisher as the black desk sergeant from Demolition Man that Sly's character knew in the crapsack 90s.

*quick wiki and google check*

Bill Cobbs, who played Emory Erickson in ENT, is the actor.
Me too. In fact, I think I may have mentioned it once or twice in this thread already. Even though I know David Mack had Morgan Freeman in mind, I just couldn't picture anyone but Cobbs.
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

I've always been unable to shake the mental image of Ken Leung as Xiong.
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Old July 17 2012, 08:05 PM   #2338
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Kid Omega is the bad guy from Rush Hour?!
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Old July 18 2012, 02:05 PM   #2339
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With 156 pages to sort through I'm not sure if this suggestion is up here but how about Michael Sheen for Hugh Cambridge?
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Old July 18 2012, 02:33 PM   #2340
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With 156 pages to sort through I'm not sure if this suggestion is up here but how about Michael Sheen for Hugh Cambridge?
I find it's helpful to use the Search function to track down character names in this thread.

The author based Hugh Cambridge on Hugh Laurie. I'm not familiar enough with Sheen to know if he'd work too.
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