Fantasy cast for TV Show version of the Farseer Trilogy.

Just for fun I have complied a list of people I would cast in the roles of Robin Hobbs wonderful series the Farseer Trilogy.
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Jon Hamm
Actor, Mad Men
“ Hamm would make an excelent Burrich, he is brooding and moody and has that intensity needed. ” - nevkiller
John de Lancie
John de Lancie was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Kent State University where he won a scholarship to Juilliard. John's father was a professional oboist with the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra. de Lancie is probably best known for his portrayal as Eugene Bradford on Days of Our Lives and the iconic, all-powerful Q on Star Trek: The Next Generation.
“ Lancie would be perfect as Chade, he has that devious streak you see when he played 'Q' but I think in this role he could be truly great. ” - nevkiller
Tilda Swinton
The iconoclastic gifts of the visually striking and fiercely talented actress Tilda Swinton have been appreciated by a more international audience of late. She was born Katherine Mathilda Swinton on November 5, 1960, in London, England. Her mother, Judith Balfour, Lady Swinton (née Killen), was Australian...
“ My first choice to play the Fool, the only problem is age, could she be the young Fool? I think she could. ” - nevkiller
Gene Wilder
Gene Wilder was born Jerome Silberman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Jeanne (Baer) and William J. Silberman, who manufactured miniature whiskey and beer bottles. His father was a Russian Jewish immigrant, while his Illinois-born mother was of Russian Jewish descent. Wilder caught his first big break playing...
“ In a perfect world Gene would be young and thus able to play the Fool. Even more my first choice than Swinton. ” - nevkiller
Ryan Phillippe
Ryan Phillippe was born on September 10, 1974 in New Castle, Delaware, to Susan (Thomas), a nurse, and Richard Phillippe, a chemical technician. He has three sisters, Kirsten, Lindsay, and Katelyn, and attended New Castle Baptist Academy. Ryan's acting career began with the soap opera One Life to Live...
“ Regal. One look at him and you know he could so pull off playing this nasty Princeling. ” - nevkiller
Dominic West
Actor, 300
“ Hard choice here, West would do well as Verity or Burrich? Verity it would have to be for me. ” - nevkiller
“ Like Wilder it can never (he is dead for christ sake) happen. But if anything was possible then Reed would be my Burrich. ” - nevkiller
Robert Carlyle
Robert Carlyle was born in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland, to Elizabeth, a bus company employee, and Joseph Carlyle, a painter and decorator. He was raised by his father after his mother left him when he was four. At the age of 21, after reading Arthur Miller's "The Crucible," he enrolled in acting classes at the Glasgow Arts Centre...
“ Ever a slight and fierce actor Carlyle would be perfect for Galen. His role in Ravernous as Col.Ives or Begby in Trainspotting lend a dark side to his performance. ” - nevkiller
Karen Gillan
Karen Sheila Gillan was born and raised in Inverness, Scotland, the daughter of Marie (Paterson) and John Gillan, who is a singer and recording artist. She developed a love for acting very early on, attending several youth theatre groups and taking part in a wide range of productions at her school, Charleston Academy...
“ Molly as an adult, striking and strong. ” - nevkiller
Patrick Stewart
Sir Patrick Stewart was born in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, to Gladys (Barrowclough), a textile worker and weaver, and Alfred Stewart, who was in the army. He was a member of various local drama groups from about age 12. He left school at age 15 to work as a junior reporter on a local paper; he quit when his editor told him he was spending too much time at the theatre and not enough working...
“ A possible Shrewd. Would be great and intersting to team him up with Lancie. again. ” - nevkiller
Wallace Shawn
Actor, Toy Story
American character actor and writer Wallace Shawn has one of those fun, mischievously homely faces just made to entertain. Though he got out of the starting gate rather slowly, he has since excelled on stage, television and film while managing to turn himself into a winner with his loser-type looks...
“ King Shrewd? Shawn would be great as the wise and sneaky ruler. ” - nevkiller
“ Perfect for an older Kettricken. Strong and controled. ” - nevkiller
Gwendoline Christie
Gwendoline Christie was born in Worthing, West Sussex, England and trained in dance and gymnastics as a child. She graduated from Drama Centre London with a First Class BA (Hons) in 2005 and her first job was with Declan Donellan in 'Great Expectations' at the Royal Shakespeare Company that autumn. She then went on to work in regional theatre...
“ She has the height and the presence to play Kettricken. ” - nevkiller
Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter is an actress of great versatility, one of the UK's finest and most successful. Bonham Carter was born May 26, 1966 in Golders Green, London, England, the youngest of three children of Elena (née Propper de Callejón), a psychotherapist, and Raymond Bonham Carter, a merchant banker...
“ She would be stunning as Lady Patience of Tradeford. Quirky and comic. ” - nevkiller
“ Hod. Not sure why I just think that she would be a very fitting person to fill this minor but important role. ” - nevkiller
Roseanne Barr
Producer, Roseanne
Roseanne Barr's story is one of the most controversial of any actresses. She dropped out of high school when she was 17 years old. After a car accident, she was admitted to a mental institution, claiming she was having nightmares and memory loss. She left the institute less than a year later. Soon after...
“ Lacey, in a perfect world I would have her as Lacey. ” - nevkiller
Rufus Sewell
Actor, Dark City
Rufus Sewell was born on the 29th of October 1967 in Twickenham, England. His mother, Jo, was Welsh, and was an artist and painter. His father, Bill, was an Australian animator who died when Rufus was 10. He has one brother, Caspar. He attended London's Central School of Speech and Drama and left in June of 1989 after completing three years of training...
“ Great voice, a very good Nighteyes me thinks. ” - nevkiller
“ A maybe Fitz. ” - nevkiller
“ Number two maybe Fitz. ” - nevkiller
Michael Kenneth Williams
Michael Kenneth Williams was born in Brooklyn, to an African-American father from South Carolina and a Bahamian mother from Nassau. He was raised in the Vandaveer housing projects in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York City, and attended George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School. According to a DNA analysis, he is partly descended from the Mende people of Sierra Leone...
“ Love this guy, he would be a great Burrich! ” - nevkiller