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Old November 14 2013, 11:34 AM   #16
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Re: Should Data have been recast for Nemesis?

No doubt, I had that thought some time ago and now can't unsee him as Data, which was a tiny bit distracting when I saw Thor last weekend.
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Old November 14 2013, 12:23 PM   #17
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Re: Should Data have been recast for Nemesis?

For some reason that guy just gives me the same creepy vibe that hologram in Revulsion did.
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Old November 14 2013, 12:32 PM   #18
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Re: Should Data have been recast for Nemesis?

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I'd rather have recast the writers and director.
Supposedly the Writer didn't even know Levar's name, and kept calling him Laverne

Imagine that, 7 years on the show and three feature films and some douche comes in and keeps calling you "laverne"
I also heard somewhere the director didn't know that Geordi was human with cybernetic eyes, and thought that the character was an alien.

Writers/directors of a Trek film should at least do some research on the series before making it.
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Old November 14 2013, 12:55 PM   #19
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Re: Should Data have been recast for Nemesis?

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If there ever is a TNG reboot I want Tom Hiddleston for Data.
Mind. Blown.

I have a couple of friends that will swoon when they see that image...
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Old November 15 2013, 12:33 AM   #20
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Re: Should Data have been recast for Nemesis?

Tom Hiddleston (sp?) is not a bad choice for a reboot of Data. Might be too old by the time nuTNG rolls around.

We all know Nemesis had horrible problems, and frankly, I think something was wrong with the make up, it should have been used to make the entire cast look younger, but instead everyone looked old and tired. I know this was also due to the fatigue of the series, as well as being directed by a moron.
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Old November 15 2013, 01:09 AM   #21
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Re: Should Data have been recast for Nemesis?

There was no need to kill off Data to prevent him from aging, when the film would have been his last appearance anyway....

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I'd rather have recast the writers and director.
WE HAVE A WINNER!

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Imagine that, 7 years on the show and three feature films and some douche comes in and keeps calling you "laverne"
Not to mention that...

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When TNG first premiered, LeVar was the best known name in the show, due to Roots.
...oh, somebody mentioned it.
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Old November 15 2013, 02:08 AM   #22
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Re: Should Data have been recast for Nemesis?

Well, maybe we can cut Baird a little slack. He was primarily a film editor, Nemesis was only his 3rd film as director, and he never directed again. And he's English.
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Old November 15 2013, 05:40 AM   #23
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I'd rather have recast the writers and director.
But Spiner WAS one of the credited writers, no?

(Which perhaps he could have remained even if another actor played Data, but I doubt it.)
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Old November 15 2013, 06:59 PM   #24
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Re: Should Data have been recast for Nemesis?

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If there ever is a TNG reboot I want Tom Hiddleston for Data.
That is brilliant! I always though Jim Parsons would make a good Data as well.
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Old November 16 2013, 04:10 PM   #25
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Casting a different actor as B4 would have been a logical choice. I don't see any need to write Spiner out due to his age when they could just say that Data was choosing to alter his appearance to age.
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Old November 16 2013, 04:35 PM   #26
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Casting a different actor as B4 would have been a logical choice. I don't see any need to write Spiner out due to his age when they could just say that Data was choosing to alter his appearance to age.
The only problem with B-4 was that it showed the Powers That Be simply didn't have the will to change the status quo on Star Trek.
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Old November 16 2013, 04:55 PM   #27
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I did think it took a lot of the drama out of Data's death with B-4 clearly set up to be the new Data, which is a good and bad thing, since it also took the sting out of Data's death too.
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Old November 16 2013, 06:42 PM   #28
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Re: Should Data have been recast for Nemesis?

When I first glanced at the title of this thread for a second I thought it said, "Should Data have been racist for Insurrection?"

I can just see Data as some interstellar Archie Bunker.
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Old November 16 2013, 07:54 PM   #29
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Old November 16 2013, 08:03 PM   #30
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Re: Should Data have been recast for Nemesis?

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When I first glanced at the title of this thread for a second I thought it said, "Should Data have been racist for Insurrection?"

I can just see Data as some interstellar Archie Bunker.
I thought I was the only person who misread text around here. Didn't have trouble with this one, but I often misread things into some sort of risqué variation.
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