The Castdown 2: "Pendragon"

Pendrogon: The Merchant of Death/ Starring Jimmy Bennett/ Tessa Allen/ Dominic Scott Kay/ Dick Van Dyke/ Bill Hader/ Ellen Cleghorne/ Regina King/ Kesley Grammar/ with Michael Clarke Duncan/ and Angelina Jolie/ Produced by George Lucas/ Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson
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Jimmy Bennett
Actor, Orphan
James 'Jimmy' Bennett was born on February 9, 1996 in Seal Beach, California. He has appeared in guest starring roles on The Guardian, Judging Amy, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and recently Everwood, and has been cast in some of the most successful productions in that decade. At age six Jimmy said he wanted to be on TV...
“ For Bobby Pendragon. He sorta looks like Bobby, and he has gone from an additional voice as a kid to more active roles. ” - smcgann14
Tessa Allen
Actress, Enough
Tessa is from the Los Angeles area in California. She was born in 1996. She is the youngest of 4. Her sisters are Adeline Allen, Jeanne Allen and Madison Allen. She has been acting since 4 months of age when she booked a Maytag commercial and has loved it ever since. Following a McDonalds commercial at age 4...
“ For Courtney Chetwynde. She was on 24 episodes of "General Hospital", but only did one feature film. She would be a good fit for the role. ” - smcgann14
Dominic Scott Kay
Dominic Scott Kay is CEO and co-owner of DSK Motion Pictures & Music, which is a major motion picture and television production company that has multiple subsidiaries. The corporation was founded in Los Angeles, CA by Dominic Scott Kay and Cindy Sarno Kay and later headquartered in Nashville, TN, as a leading motion picture company in the state...
“ For Mark. He has that scruffy hair and nerdy look. ” - smcgann14
Dick Van Dyke
Dick Van Dyke was born Richard Wayne Van Dyke in West Plains, Missouri, to Hazel Victoria (McCord), a stenographer, and Loren Wayne Van Dyke, a salesman. His younger brother is entertainer Jerry Van Dyke. His ancestry includes English, Scottish, German, Swiss-German, and Dutch. Although he'd had small roles beforehand...
“ For Press Hilton. His raspy voice would be splendid for the Uncle and Traveler. ” - smcgann14
“ For Saint Dane/ Mallos. Bill Hader is amazing as hero or villain. He is very talented, and you may be seeing him kill the Milago anytime soon. ” - smcgann14
“ For Osa. In dramas like "Armaggeddon" and comedies like "Old School", this small actress could make a large splash. ” - smcgann14
Regina King
Actress, Ray
Regina King was born in Los Angeles, California, to Gloria, a special education teacher, and Thomas King, an electrician. She began her career in the television show 227, followed by a role in Boyz n the Hood. She began to be recognized by a mainstream audience after her role as Cuba Gooding Jr.'s character's wife in Jerry Maguire...
“ For Loor. A brilliant actress and looks kinda young enough. ” - smcgann14
Kelsey Grammer
Actor, Cheers
A six-time Emmy Award winner, Kelsey Grammer was born in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, to Sally (Cranmer), a singer, and Frank Allen Grammer, Jr., a musician and restaurateur. He was raised in New Jersey and Florida. Grammer was drawn to the works of William Shakespeare and spent two years at the prestigious Juilliard School...
“ For Rellin. Isn't he evil enough? Just kidding. He is talented and is very dramatic. ” - smcgann14
Michael Clarke Duncan
Michael Clarke Duncan was born on December 10, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois. Raised by his single mother, Jean, a house cleaner, on Chicago's South Side, Duncan grew up resisting drugs and alcohol, instead concentrating on school. He wanted to play football in high school, but his mother wouldn't let him, afraid that he would get hurt. He then turned to acting, dreaming of becoming a famous actor...
“ For Alder. A strong, big actor matches a strong, big Milago in a Bedoowan disguise. ” - smcgann14
Aaron Tveit
Aaron Kyle Tveit born October 21, 1983 is an American actor and singer. He is known for originating the roles of Gabe in Next to Normal and Frank Abagnale Jr. in the stage version of Catch Me If You Can on Broadway. He is also known for his recurring role as Tripp van der Bilt on The CW's teen drama series Gossip Girl and for his portrayal of Enjolras in the 2012 film adaptation of Les Misérables...
“ For Figgis. I must don't know why I picked him. Maybe he needs it. ” - smcgann14
Angelina Jolie
Actress, Maleficent
Angelina Jolie is an Oscar-winning actress who became popular after playing the title role in the "Lara Croft" blockbuster movies, as well as Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Wanted, Salt and Maleficent. Off-screen, Jolie has become prominently involved in international charity projects, especially those involving refugees...
“ For Kagan. To wear a fat suit, or not to wear a fat suit? That is an ultimate question. ” - smcgann14
Steve Carell
Actor, The Office
Steve Carell, one of America's most versatile comics, was born Steven John Carell on August 16, 1962, in Concord, Massachusetts. He is the son of Harriet T. (Koch), a psychiatric nurse, and Edwin A. Carell, an electrical engineer. His mother is of Polish descent and his father is of Italian and German ancestry (Steve's grandfather had changed the surname from "Caroselli" to "Carrell")...
“ For Confused Police Officer. In a little cameo role, the clueless cop would be a fit for Carell. ” - smcgann14
George Lucas
George Walton Lucas, Jr. was raised on a walnut ranch in Modesto, California. His father was a stationery store owner and he had three siblings. During his late teen years, he went to Downey High School and was very much interested in drag racing. He planned to become a professional race-car driver...
“ For the producer. A powerful man can produce a box office saga, but with style. So can George Lucas. ” - smcgann14
Paul Thomas Anderson
Anderson was born in 1970. He was one of the first of the "video store" generation of film-makers. His father was the first man on his block to own a V.C.R., and from a very early age Anderson had an infinite number of titles available to him. While film-makers like Spielberg cut their teeth making 8 mm films, Anderson cut his teeth shooting films on video and editing them from V.C.R. to V.C.R...
“ For the director. Beautifully skilled films come from him, so he could explore a whole new world of special effects and 15-foot sets. ” - smcgann14