A list of actors who would be perfect in any remake of any movie or television show, whether it's a leading role or a bit part. Chances are, the list is incomplete and will be expanded.
Edie McClurg began her performing career at age five with the oxymoronic Kansas City Rhythm Kids. She retired when the dance teacher was arrested on a morals charge for "dating" the tall and lissome, yet underage, star dancer in the troupe. That girl's big number culminated with a back-bend where Edie drank a soda upside down (of course)...
“ If Hollywood were to consider a REAL remake of "Up the Down Staircase," and not a remake in disguise like "Dangerous Minds," McClurg would make the perfect Alberta Kagan, even thought it was only a bit part and the character was shown for a few seconds. ” - Ddey65
“ You're looking at the new "Richard Mudd" from "You're a Big Boy Now" right there. ” - Ddey65
Topher Grace was born Christopher John Grace in New York City, New York, to Pat, a schoolmaster's assistant, and John Grace, an executive. He was raised in Darien, Connecticut. He attended boarding school in New Hampshire for two years, where he began his acting career in such musicals as "Joseph and...
“ Speaking of remakes of "You're a Big Boy Now," this guy is perfect for the role of Raef del Grado, that friend of Bernard Chanticleer who kept giving him advice on how to be a cool grown up. ” - Ddey65
Monet was born in West Hills, California. She has performed on the small screen in numerous television commercials beginning at the age of seven. In 1997, she had a guest appearance in an episode of Pacific Blue. In 2003, she landed recurring roles on the television series American Dreams, The Bernie Mac Show and 8 Simple Rules...
“ The girl could be the new Ann Marie in a remake of "That Girl." If not, then she could continue to play Trina Vega in a fantasy sequence on "Victorious" resembling the opening theme from the classic 1960's sitcom. Ironically, it's her on-screen sister Victoria Justice who looks a little more like Marlo Thomas. ” - Ddey65
Heather Joan Graham was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Joan (Bransfield), a schoolteacher and children's book author, and James Graham, an FBI agent. She and her sister, actress Aimee Graham
, were raised by their strictly Catholic parents. They relocated often, as a result of their father's occupation...
“ Again, with the notion of a remake of "You're a Big Boy Now." I saw her dancing in "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me," and knew that not only would she be the perfect Barbara Darling, but I completley forgot who I previously thought of as the next Barbara Darling. ” - Ddey65
Jonah Hill was born and raised in Los Angeles, the son of Sharon (Chalkin), a fashion designer and costume stylist, and Richard Feldstein
, a tour accountant for Guns N' Roses
. His siblings are music manager Jordan Feldstein
and actress Beanie Feldstein
. He graduated from Crossroads School in Santa Monica and went on to The New School in New York to study drama...
“ Despite the fact that "National Lampoon's Animal House" is one of those movies that should never be remade, Jonah Hill would make a great Flounder. ” - Ddey65
A vibrant, diversely talented, and charming actress, Zoey Deutch is steadily building on her body of work with dynamic roles alongside notable actors and filmmakers. Deutch co-stars in Richard Linklater's latest film EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!!, a film about a group of college kids navigating their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood...
“ As the spitting image of her mother, Lea Thompson, this gorgeous young girl could either play in remakes of movies she did in the 1980's, or play as her mother in a biopic of either her, or any movie cast and crew member she has ever worked with. ” - Ddey65
Frederick "Fred" Stoller (born March 19, 1965) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, voice artist, and comedian. He is best known for his frequent guest starring as Gerard on the CBS sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond
. He has also made guest appearances on several additional TV series as well as having written two episodes of Seinfeld
“ After watching a rerun of the "That Girl" episode "'Twas the Night Before Christmas, You're Under Arrest," something about that guy with the telescope who spotted Ann Marie and Donald Hollinger reminded me of Fred. Though I couldn't possibly imagine an excuse to remake that episode, Stoller would still be good for the part. ” - Ddey65
Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Minsk, Belarus...
“ He already did a remake of "The Fugitive," but I still think he could do a great Sergeant O' Rourke in a remake of "F-Troop." ” - Ddey65
“ Speaking of an F-Troop remake, you've got the perfect Wrangler Jane right here, and not just because of the blonde hair. Also, unlike Melody Patterson she's of legal age. ” - Ddey65
Christopher Marquette was born in Stuart, Florida, on October 3, 1984. He began modeling at the age of four in Dallas, Texas. He landed his screen acting debut at the age of eight, starring as the son of Mira Sorvino
in Sweet Nothing
. He played a lead in The Tic Code
with the legendary Gregory Hines
and on Broadway as Tiny Tim...
“ Again with the concept of an F-Troop remake, he's still the right age to play Captain Wilton Parmenter, and still has a demeanor similar to Ken Berry back in the day. ” - Ddey65