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Old May 11 2013, 11:55 AM   #16
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Re: Recasting Voyager with actors from today

If you're gonna do it, you just have to cast Lewis Black as Neelix.

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Old May 11 2013, 12:41 PM   #17
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Re: Recasting Voyager with actors from today

its all just hypothetical obviously if you dont like the idea then you dont
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Old May 11 2013, 12:58 PM   #18
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If you're gonna do it, you just have to cast Lewis Black as Neelix.


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Old May 11 2013, 04:58 PM   #19
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I wouldn't like to see a Voyager recasting\remake. I like Voyager, as it is, warts and all.
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Old May 11 2013, 05:26 PM   #20
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If you're gonna do it, you just have to cast Lewis Black as Neelix.
Now that I'd watch.
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Old May 11 2013, 06:06 PM   #21
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Re: Recasting Voyager with actors from today

I would not want a remake of Voyager, HOWEVER this is all in good fun and I don't care about what the budget may or may not be. So, here is my would-be cast. Like I said though, I love Voyager as is and think a cheesy remake would be pretty lame at this point.

Captain Janeway: Kate Winslet. British Janeway!

Chakotay: I'll agree with Adam Beach.

Tom Paris: Seann William Scott or Ryan Reynolds.

B'ellana Torres: Halle Berry

Harry Kim: John Cho is my first pick, but he's 40 now...too old to be Harry. Randall Park is my second, but also a little too old. Maybe either one of them could get away with it if it were like 5 years ago.

Seven of Nine: Stephanie March for 7. Strong, fierce, blonde. She wouldn't be as "sexy" in a catsuit, but I think she could play a Human/Borg trying to regain her humanity no problem.

Tuvok: Lee Thompson Young

Neelix: Jack Black. LOL

Kes: Dakota Fanning

The Doctor: Steve Carell, Hugh Laurie, or...just keep Robert Picardo.
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Old May 11 2013, 06:35 PM   #22
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Re: Recasting Voyager with actors from today

Any talk of recasting Picardo is blasphemy.
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Old May 11 2013, 06:47 PM   #23
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Any talk of recasting Picardo is blasphemy.
I agree!
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Old May 11 2013, 08:53 PM   #24
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Any talk of recasting Picardo is blasphemy.
Totally agree. One does not simply RECAST Robert Picardo.

Also: How is John Cho already FORTY? He looks so young!
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Old May 12 2013, 01:38 AM   #25
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Any talk of recasting Picardo is blasphemy.
Totally agree. One does not simply RECAST Robert Picardo.

Also: How is John Cho already FORTY? He looks so young!
I work at a Korean company and trust me, Margaret Cho wasn't lying when she said "Azz don't age!" But yeah he does look good for 40. I had a little crush on him when I first saw Harold and Kumar when I was younger. Another reason he could play Harry Kim...he's already played a Harold! Just kidding.

And yes...nobody could really successfully recast Robert Picardo. He's the Doc for life.
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Old May 12 2013, 05:22 AM   #26
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No!

Just the thought of other actors then the original ones makes me wanna throw up.

It would never be the same as it was, just a lousy copy. In fact, I hate remakes.

I'd rather go for an animated Voyager series instead.
Voyager's already a lousy copy of TNG.

I would keep Mulgrew, Russ, Picardo, Ryan, Lien. Philips maybe, because he did the best he could with his character's writing. The rest are in dire need of recasting. Paris needs a believable bad boy, Torres needs somebody capable of delivering attitude, Chakotay and Kim need actors who don't seem like they've got bit parks in a high school play.
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Old May 12 2013, 06:41 PM   #27
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I work at a Korean company and trust me, Margaret Cho wasn't lying when she said "Azz don't age!" But yeah he does look good for 40. I had a little crush on him when I first saw Harold and Kumar when I was younger. Another reason he could play Harry Kim...he's already played a Harold! Just kidding.
Ha! Except he already plays Sulu. I guess there's nothing stopping him from doing the Combs/Hertzler/Armstrong thing and playing more than one Trek character.

On another note, do we really know that Harry's full name is Harold? I don't think they ever say what Harry is short for on the show. It could be Harrison. Maybe his parents are huge Beatles fans.

I like that, actually. From now on, his name is Harrison Kim in my own personal headcanon.
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Old May 14 2013, 04:17 AM   #28
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Re: Recasting Voyager with actors from today

According to Memoryalpha his name is Harry S. L. Kim. Harry is a rising name for babies these days, probably the prince has something to do with that, and they are not being named Harold. Harold is pretty awful.
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Old May 14 2013, 05:16 AM   #29
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According to Memoryalpha his name is Harry S. L. Kim.
Exactly. Harrison Starr Lennon Kim. (Guess they liked Paul the least.)
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Old May 14 2013, 05:21 AM   #30
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Re: Recasting Voyager with actors from today

Well after it was revealed that Paul was actually an alien agent working with Gary 7 during the Beatles era and had manipulated Lennon into his marriage to the android Ono for reasons still unknown but suspicious his popularity waned.
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