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Which of your favourite books that have not yet been made into movies would you like to see & who would you like to see play the characters?

 

For me, Deception Point by Dan Brown.

 

Rachel Sexton: Shiri Appleby

Michael Tolland: Robert Downey Jr

Gabrielle Ashe: Aisha Taylor

Corky: Jason Alexander

Majorie Tench: Glenn Close

William Pickering: Dustin Hoffman

President Herney: Robert Redford

Senator Sexton: Alan Dale

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If done right, 'The Talisman' (By Stephen King and Peter Straub)

It could be amazing. It would have to be directed by Peter Jackson though.

 

To play Jack: Corey Reilly. He's the boy in this trailer...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?nomobile=1&v=kDxfpG9LwT4

 

Plot Summary

Jack Sawyer, twelve years old, sets out from Arcadia Beach, New Hampshire in a bid to save his mother, who is dying from cancer, by finding a crystal called "the Talisman." Jack's journey takes him simultaneously through the American heartland and "the Territories", a strange fantasy land which is set in a universe parallel to that of Jack's America. Individuals in the Territories have "twinners," or parallel individuals, in our world. Twinners' births, deaths, and (it is intimated) other major life events are usually paralleled. Twinners can also "flip" or migrate to the other world, but only share the body of their alternate universe's analogue.

In rare instances (such as Jack's), a person may die in one world but not the other, making the survivor "single-natured" with the ability to switch back and forth, body and mind, between the two worlds. Jack is taught how to flip by a mysterious figure known as Speedy Parker, who is the twinner of a gunslinger named Parkus in the Territories. In Parkus's world, the beloved Queen Laura DeLoessian, the twinner of Jack's mother (a movie actress known as the "Queen of the B Movies") is also dying.

 

Various people help or hinder Jack in his quest. Of particular importance are the werewolves, known simply as Wolfs, who inhabit the Territories. These are not the savage killers of tradition: they serve as royal herdsmen or bodyguards, and can sometimes under stress voluntarily change to wolf form. A sixteen-year-old Wolf, simply named Wolf, is accidentally pulled into America by Jack Sawyer and adopts Jack as his herd, serving as his companion. Wolf is extremely likeable, kind, loyal and friendly, much like a dog, though his wolf nature shows through on occasion. On the other hand, some Wolfs have joined the malevolent faction which is trying to stop Jack.

As the story goes back and forth between the Territories and the familiar United States, or "American Territories" as Jack comes to call them, Jack escapes from one life-threatening situation after another. Accompanied by Wolf and later by his childhood friend Richard, Jack must retrieve the Talisman before it falls into the hands of evil schemer Morgan Sloat, Richard's father, who, we later learn, was Jack's father's business partner before arranging to have the latter murdered. He wants to seize their business from Jack's mother. Morgan Sloat's twinner, Morgan of Orris, also plans to seize the Territories in the event of Queen Laura's death.

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It'll be utterly ruined 9/10 times but the Dark Tower series

 

This! This! THIS ^^^!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Man that would be the ****

 

I think Daniel Craig could make a good Roland

 

!! damn, you're right that would be a good choice .. too bad a lot of the other shoe-in's for the role are wayyyy too old now

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It'll be utterly ruined 9/10 times but the Dark Tower series

 

This! This! THIS ^^^!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Man that would be the ****

 

I think Daniel Craig could make a good Roland

 

!! damn, you're right that would be a good choice .. too bad a lot of the other shoe-in's for the role are wayyyy too old now

 

True

 

Did you ever get around to reading the newest one?

 

It would actually fall between book 3 and 4 I believe

 

It was a great story

 

Eastwood could have made a good Roland too if he was younger

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True

 

Did you ever get around to reading the newest one?

 

It would actually fall between book 3 and 4 I believe

 

It was a great story

 

I'll have to check but I think I downloaded it on my Kindle .. it's queued behind a couple of other books if I did .. I've put off reading it worrying it'll **** up the series for me

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It'll be utterly ruined 9/10 times but the Dark Tower series

 

I think Daniel Craig could make a good Roland

 

YES! WarWest you're absolutely right. I started reading the series in 1988 and Ive always pictured Roland looking like Daniel Craig. He would be the ONLY actor I think that could pull that off now. Brilliant call.

 

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Not exactly a book, but close enough: Kingdom Come. It's a graphic novel that's basically about Superman coming out of retirement 30 years or so in the future and the old guard of superheroes owning the new generation because of their overly violent tendencies. This is how they should do the Justice League movie, as a stand-alone film. No need to do individual movies for all of the characters.

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It'll be utterly ruined 9/10 times but the Dark Tower series

 

I think Daniel Craig could make a good Roland

 

YES! WarWest you're absolutely right. I started reading the series in 1988 and Ive always pictured Roland looking like Daniel Craig. He would be the ONLY actor I think that could pull that off now. Brilliant call.

 

Definitely would need an actor who could come off devoid of emotion

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It'll be utterly ruined 9/10 times but the Dark Tower series

 

I think Daniel Craig could make a good Roland

 

YES! WarWest you're absolutely right. I started reading the series in 1988 and Ive always pictured Roland looking like Daniel Craig. He would be the ONLY actor I think that could pull that off now. Brilliant call.

 

Thanks man

 

By far my favorite series

 

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It'll be utterly ruined 9/10 times but the Dark Tower series

 

I think Daniel Craig could make a good Roland

 

YES! WarWest you're absolutely right. I started reading the series in 1988 and Ive always pictured Roland looking like Daniel Craig. He would be the ONLY actor I think that could pull that off now. Brilliant call.

 

Definitely would need an actor who could come off devoid of emotion

 

+1

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It'll be utterly ruined 9/10 times but the Dark Tower series

 

This would be my choice too. I blazed through the first six books but for some reason I stalled with the seventh, so I still have to finish it.

 

Did you know that at one point Javier Bardem was supposed to play Roland? I think he would be an awesome choice.

 

 

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I want them to make a whole series based off of Vince Flynn and the character Mitch Rapp. Sadly, there is a movie in pre-production now, but for some unknown reason the studio has hired Jeffrey Nachman to direct. Bruce Willis has been set as Director Stansfield, personally I would have casted Brian Cox.

 

This movie also should have been directed by Kathryn Bigelow, They are having a tough time filling the character of Rapp, Chris Hemsworth turned down the role, but Rapp is supposed to have dark hair and have olive skin, something Hemsworth isn't.

 

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It'll be utterly ruined 9/10 times but the Dark Tower series

 

This would be my choice too. I blazed through the first six books but for some reason I stalled with the seventh, so I still have to finish it.

 

Did you know that at one point Javier Bardem was supposed to play Roland? I think he would be an awesome choice.

 

 

 

WOW yeah that would definitely be good too.

 

Definitely pick the right time to finish out 7 ... I marched straight through the series and wish I would have slowed down.

 

I keep reading to see if some ****ing spoiler I read actually happened ... and It turned out the spoiler was actually the ending :(

 

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