Dream cast for a remake of Glengarry Glen Ross

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Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business. Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and filmographer Robert Downey Sr. and actress Elsie Downey (née Elsie Ann Ford)...
“ As Ricky Roma. The Al Pacino part. Downey is perfect with the right amount brash self confidence and charm to portray the arrogant
Ricky Roma, masterfully captured by Pacino in the '92 classic. ” - John Jacoby
 
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Richard Dreyfuss
Actor, Jaws
Richard Dreyfuss is an American leading man, who has played his fair share of irritating pests and brash, ambitious hustlers. He was born Richard Stephen Dreyfus in Brooklyn, New York, to Geraldine (Robbins), an activist, and Norman Dreyfus, a restaurateur and attorney. His paternal grandparents were Austro-Hungarian Jewish immigrants, and his mother's family was Russian Jewish...
“ As Sheldon Levine. The Jack Lemmon part. It is difficult to conceive of a more able performance of Shelly "the machine" Levine, than that of the wonderful Jack Lemmon. But Dreyfuss has the acting abiity
and would be an excellent fit in the role. ” - John Jacoby
 
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Mark Ruffalo
Mark Ruffalo was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to Marie Rose (Hebert), a stylist and hairdresser, and Frank Lawrence Ruffalo, a construction painter. His father's ancestry is Italian, and his mother is of half French-Canadian and half Italian descent. Mark moved with his family to Virginia Beach, Virginia...
“ As Dave Moss. The Ed Harris role. Great fit for the talented Ruffalo. ” - John Jacoby
 
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Philip Seymour Hoffman
Actor, Capote
Film and stage actor and theater director Philip Seymour Hoffman was born in the Rochester, New York, suburb of Fairport on July 23, 1967. He was the son of Marilyn (Loucks), a lawyer and judge, and Gordon Stowell Hoffman, a Xerox employee, and was mostly of German, Irish, English and Dutch ancestry...
“ As John Williamson. The Kevin Spacey role. P.S. Hoffman has demonstrated an ability to play anything with excellence and would be great in the part of the mean spirited, self absorbed office manager. ” - John Jacoby
 
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William Hurt
William McChord Hurt was born in Washington, D.C., to Claire Isabel (McGill) and Alfred McChord Hurt, who worked at the State Department. He was trained at Tufts University and The Juilliard School and has been nominated for four Academy Awards, including the most recent nomination for his supporting role in David Cronenberg's A History of Violence...
“ As George Aranow. The Alan Arkin role. Great fit for the gifted Hurt. ” - John Jacoby
 
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Matt Damon
Matthew Paige Damon was born on October 8, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Kent Damon, a stockbroker, realtor and tax preparer, and Nancy Carlsson-Paige, an early childhood education professor at Lesley University. Matt has an older brother named Kyle who is now a sculptor. His father is of English and Scottish descent...
“ As the visitor from Mitch and Murray, downtown. The Alec Baldwin role. Matt Damon is perfect for the slick, no nonsense hatchet man sent to motivate the sales team. ” - John Jacoby
 
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Edward Norton
Actor, Fight Club
American actor, filmmaker and activist Edward Harrison Norton was born on August 18, 1969, in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Columbia, Maryland. His mother, Lydia Robinson "Robin" (Rouse), was a foundation executive and teacher of English, and a daughter of famed real estate developer James Rouse...
“ As James Lingk. The Jonathan Pryce role. Norton would be wonderful as the retiring, sensitive customer of Roma. ” - John Jacoby