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Old July 8 2009, 04:05 PM   #1531
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Tommy Lee Jones has Vaughn... Might be better than Connery...
I don't know, though...
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Old July 8 2009, 04:50 PM   #1532
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

for some reason I kept seeing Bruce Greenwood as Sonek Pran in A Singular Destiny
he was superbly cast as Pike so maybe that's why he stuck with me for Sonek . . .
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Old July 8 2009, 05:14 PM   #1533
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

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for some reason I kept seeing Bruce Greenwood as Sonek Pran in A Singular Destiny
he was superbly cast as Pike so maybe that's why he stuck with me for Sonek . . .
I just cannot picture it. Sonek Pran to me was more of a grandfatherly figure.
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Old July 8 2009, 05:22 PM   #1534
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

JWolf wrote: View Post
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for some reason I kept seeing Bruce Greenwood as Sonek Pran in A Singular Destiny
he was superbly cast as Pike so maybe that's why he stuck with me for Sonek . . .
I just cannot picture it. Sonek Pran to me was more of a grandfatherly figure.
Yeah, Sonek Pran is your old hippie grandfather who did a lot of LDS in the 60s.

I tend to imagine Ron Glass as Sonek Pran, actually.

I cast Bruce Greenwood for TrekLit years ago, though: I pictured him playing Federation President Kenneth Wescott after I saw him play former United States President John F. Kennedy in the movie Thirteen Days.

To be fair, that's in part because I see Wescott as a Kennedy analogue...
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Old July 8 2009, 06:01 PM   #1535
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

For Sonak Pran, I'd go with Earle Hyman who played Cliff's father on The Cosby Show.

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Old July 8 2009, 07:57 PM   #1536
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^Really? I never pictured him quite so old...
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Old July 8 2009, 09:24 PM   #1537
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^He's supposed to be 65ish...
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Old July 9 2009, 12:19 AM   #1538
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^Earl Hyman is 80+ and Pran is part Vulcan, so at 65, he doesn't look like a human in his 80's...
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Old July 9 2009, 04:14 AM   #1539
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I could see that. Although KRAD has actually said the character is based on Arlo Guthrie.
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Old July 9 2009, 01:44 PM   #1540
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Yeah, Sonek Pran is your old hippie grandfather who did a lot of LDS in the 60s.

I tend to imagine Ron Glass as Sonek Pran, actually.
When I read it the first time, I mentally had David Carradine (as he looked in Alias) as Sonek Pran
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Old July 9 2009, 07:33 PM   #1541
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I could see that. Although KRAD has actually said the character is based on Arlo Guthrie.
Much better .
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Old July 10 2009, 04:01 PM   #1542
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backstept wrote: View Post
for some reason I kept seeing Bruce Greenwood as Sonek Pran in A Singular Destiny
he was superbly cast as Pike so maybe that's why he stuck with me for Sonek . . .
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Yeah, Sonek Pran is your old hippie grandfather who did a lot of LDS in the 60s.

I tend to imagine Ron Glass as Sonek Pran, actually
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For Sonak Pran, I'd go with Earle Hyman who played Cliff's father on The Cosby Show.
Greenwood's an excellent actor, but he's a bit too -- I dunno, sonorous? -- to be Pran. Pran's a bit more loose and freewheeling. I can see either Glass or Hyman in the role with little difficulty -- though, again, the template for the character is Arlo.
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Old July 10 2009, 04:08 PM   #1543
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

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for some reason I kept seeing Bruce Greenwood as Sonek Pran in A Singular Destiny
he was superbly cast as Pike so maybe that's why he stuck with me for Sonek . . .
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Yeah, Sonek Pran is your old hippie grandfather who did a lot of LDS in the 60s.

I tend to imagine Ron Glass as Sonek Pran, actually
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For Sonak Pran, I'd go with Earle Hyman who played Cliff's father on The Cosby Show.
Greenwood's an excellent actor, but he's a bit too -- I dunno, sonorous? -- to be Pran. Pran's a bit more loose and freewheeling. I can see either Glass or Hyman in the role with little difficulty -- though, again, the template for the character is Arlo.
I really enjoyed the character, and I hope we see him again soon
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Old July 19 2009, 06:25 PM   #1544
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

Just finished "Articles of the Federation" For parts of the novel, I just had a mental image of Richard Schiff as Kant Jorell.

It's probably down to recently rewatching some scenes where his West Wing Character was acting as Press Secretary
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Old July 19 2009, 06:45 PM   #1545
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^Actually, lately my mental image of Kant Jorel has been the guy in your avatar. (And I'll specify that's Hugh Laurie, so this will still make sense if your avatar changes.)
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