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The Next Generation All Good Things come to an end...but not here.

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Old September 27 2012, 02:13 AM   #1
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Who Would You Cast As Captain Picard In A New Series or Movie?

Let's say you have a new Star Trek series or a movie sometime in the next ten years that has some kind of flashback or flashforward to the era of Captain Picard aboard the Enterprise-D.

Assume you had to get a new actor to portray Picard of that era.

Who would you suggest?
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Old September 27 2012, 02:56 AM   #2
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Re: Who Would You Cast As Captain Picard In A New Series or Movie?

Tom Hardy might be a logical choice.
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Old September 27 2012, 05:11 AM   #3
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Re: Who Would You Cast As Captain Picard In A New Series or Movie?

Dame Judi Dench, perfect choice.

She has the acting skill and gravitas to pull off the role.

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Old September 27 2012, 05:24 AM   #4
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Jason Isaacs.
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Old September 27 2012, 07:28 PM   #5
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Re: Who Would You Cast As Captain Picard In A New Series or Movie?

Mutai Sho-Rin wrote: View Post
Tom Hardy might be a logical choice.
Not only a logical choice, but a pretty damn good one. The man can definitely act and has box office appeal.

Though I'm not sure how I'd feel about a Picard with hair.
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Old September 27 2012, 09:22 PM   #6
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Re: Who Would You Cast As Captain Picard In A New Series or Movie?

Shatner?
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Old September 27 2012, 09:32 PM   #7
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Re: Who Would You Cast As Captain Picard In A New Series or Movie?

Mutai Sho-Rin wrote: View Post
Tom Hardy might be a logical choice.
My immediate thought too.
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Old September 27 2012, 09:50 PM   #8
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Re: Who Would You Cast As Captain Picard In A New Series or Movie?

MikeS wrote: View Post
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Tom Hardy might be a logical choice.
My immediate thought too.
Ditto. I mean, the guy basically has already played Picard... albeit an evil clone.

He simply needs to master the Picard Speech.
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Old September 27 2012, 10:00 PM   #9
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Re: Who Would You Cast As Captain Picard In A New Series or Movie?

Alan Rickman.
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Old September 27 2012, 10:27 PM   #10
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Re: Who Would You Cast As Captain Picard In A New Series or Movie?

Another vote for Tom Hardy. I've been thinking about this too and he seems like the logical choice indeed.
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Old September 28 2012, 02:43 AM   #11
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Re: Who Would You Cast As Captain Picard In A New Series or Movie?

Tom Hardy, or... James McAvoy.
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Old September 28 2012, 05:24 AM   #12
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Re: Who Would You Cast As Captain Picard In A New Series or Movie?

I meant play Picard as he appears in the ST:TNG series.
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Old September 28 2012, 07:50 AM   #13
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I meant play Picard as he appears in the ST:TNG series.

Sir, Patrick Stewart, CGI him like they did they did in X3 and Wolverine
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Old September 28 2012, 08:27 AM   #14
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Impossbile. Picard is one of the few characters that I think is impossible to recast with a new actor.

Yes, Patrick Stewart was THAT good.
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Old September 28 2012, 08:32 AM   #15
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I'd really rather have another crew than yet another reboot. But really Hollywood seems to be in a reboot decade where instead of coming up with anything original they just recycle old characters and plots.
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