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Old August 14 2011, 03:38 AM   #2026
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

While reading Almost Tomorrow, the first story in Vanguard: Declassified, I kept picturing Indira Varma as Rana Desai. What's odd is that I didn't have that actress in mind while reading the previous Vanguard novels, she just popped in to my head while reading this story.

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Old August 17 2011, 02:47 AM   #2027
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I hadn't considered her for Desai before, but I like it more and more as I consider it. Good call.
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Old August 17 2011, 02:53 AM   #2028
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Yeah, I think I could see that working.
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Old August 25 2011, 01:55 AM   #2029
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I'm reading The Ruins of Noble Men, from Vanguard: Declassified, right now, and it's mainly focused on Desai & Fisher. I'm sticking with Indira Varma for Desai, so I've been picturing her a lot lately. For Fisher I've always pictured him as Bill Cobbs, who played Emory Erickson, inventor of the transporter, in an episode of Enterprise. This particular story also features a character named Ying Mei-Hua, who I've been picturing as Ming-Na.

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Old August 25 2011, 02:10 AM   #2030
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Fisher is so clearly Morgan Freeman, though.
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Old August 25 2011, 02:23 AM   #2031
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I'm reading The Ruins of Noble Men, from Vanguard: Declassified, right now, and it's mainly focused on Desai & Fisher.... This particular story also features a character named Ying Mei-Hua, who I've been picturing as Ming-Na.
I think I had that same idea.
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Old August 26 2011, 05:41 AM   #2032
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Sonek Pran got so much more tolerable when I started imagining him as Christopher Lloyd.
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Old August 26 2011, 05:46 AM   #2033
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^ Wow, that helps tremendously. Thanks.
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Old August 26 2011, 10:01 AM   #2034
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what do you guys think of aussie actress Peta Wilson for Christine Vale ?
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Old August 26 2011, 07:30 PM   #2035
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I haven't seen her in anything, but based on looks... I think I could maybe see her working.
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Old August 26 2011, 09:53 PM   #2036
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

Elias Vaughn wrote: View Post
Sonek Pran got so much more tolerable when I started imagining him as Christopher Lloyd.
Christopher Loyd is too busy being a Klingon.
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Old August 27 2011, 12:22 AM   #2037
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I haven't seen her in anything, but based on looks... I think I could maybe see her working.
you haven't seen the tv series La Femme Nikita?
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Old August 27 2011, 12:55 AM   #2038
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Sonek Pran got so much more tolerable when I started imagining him as Christopher Lloyd.
Christopher Loyd is too busy being a Klingon.
And it would be weird to have a Trek actor cast in more than one Trek role...

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Old August 27 2011, 03:48 AM   #2039
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

Here are some of my casting suggestions

Sam Bowers - Shemar Moore
Soleta - Claudia Black
Christine Vale - Peta Wilson
Ranul Keru - Chris Scaramanga
Nanietta Bacco - Meryl Streep
TLatrek - Judi Dench
Domenica Corsi - Marjorie Monaghan
Regina Farkas - Tracy Scoggins
Pava Ek'Noor sh'Aqabaa - Melissa George

What do you guys think?

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Old August 27 2011, 04:12 AM   #2040
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Elias Vaughn wrote: View Post
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Sonek Pran got so much more tolerable when I started imagining him as Christopher Lloyd.
Christopher Loyd is too busy being a Klingon.
And it would be weird to have a Trek actor cast in more than one Trek role...

In this case yes as Loyd will always be known as a Klingon.
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