Stephen King's Desperation

by vgunther4 | created - 19 Jan 2013 | updated - 20 Jan 2013 | Public

I know they made a straight-to-TV movie of this book already, but it kind of sucked and the actors they casted weren't at all like I had envisioned. So here's my dream-cast!

1. Robert Carlyle

Actor | The Full Monty

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 ...

Johnny Marinville

2. Shia LaBeouf

Actor | Transformers

Shia Saide LaBeouf was born in Los Angeles, California, to Shayna (Saide) and Jeffrey Craig LaBeouf, and is an only child. His mother is from an Ashkenazi Jewish family, while his father has Cajun (French) ancestry. His parents are divorced. He started his career by doing stand-up comedy around ...

Steve Ames

3. Asa Butterfield

Actor | Hugo

Asa Butterfield was born in Islington, London, England, to Jacqueline Farr and Sam Butterfield. He began acting at the age of 8, after a talent spotting casting director saw him at his local after school drama club, The Young Actors Theatre in Islington. Following on from a couple of small roles in...

David Carver

4. Lizzie Brocheré

Actress | Full Contact

Lizzie Brocheré was born on March 22, 1985 in Paris, France. She is an actress, known for Full Contact (2015), Rings (2017) and American Horror Story (2011).

Cynthia Smith

5. Karen Gillan

Actress | Selfie

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,...

Mary Jackson

6. Garret Dillahunt

Actor | 12 Years a Slave

Garret grew up in the state of Washington and attended the University of Washington where he studied journalism. He received his MFA from New York University's Graduate Acting Program. He appeared on and off Broadway and in theaters around the country before he began pursuing film and television ...

Collie Entragian

7. Scott Wilson

Actor | The Ninth Configuration

One chillingly infamous screen role for Scott Wilson in 1967 set the tone for an actor who went on to prove himself an invaluable character player for the past five decades. The Georgia-born native (Atlanta born and raised) was awarded a basketball scholarship following high school at Georgia's ...

Tom Billingsley

8. Bruce Campbell

Actor | Army of Darkness

In 1979 with his Detroit friends, Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, Bruce Campbell raised $350,000 for a low-budget film, The Evil Dead (1981), in which he starred and co-executive produced. Completed piecemeal over four years, the film first gained notoriety in England where it became the best-selling ...

Ralph Carver

9. Judy Greer

Actress | 13 Going on 30

Judy Greer was born and raised outside of Detroit, Michigan, as Judith Therese Evans. She is the daughter of Mollie Ann (née Greer), a hospital administrator and former nun, and Richard Evans, a mechanical engineer. She has German, Irish, English, Welsh, and Scottish ancestry. After training for ...

Ellen Carver

10. Rachel St. Gelais

Actress | The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

Rachel has spent time on sets ever since she can remember. She always loved learning her older siblings scripts. One of her earliest film roles was with Diana Scarwid in "And Then She Was Gone" filmed in Savannah, Georgia. Her three older siblings are also working actors: Justin St. Gelais, Steven ...

Kirsten "Pie" Carver

11. Christina Hendricks

Actress | Ginger & Rosa

Christina Rene Hendricks was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, and grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho. Her father, Robert, originally from England, worked for the U.S. Forest Service, while her mother, Jackie Sue (Raymond), was a psychologist. At the age of 13 her father transferred to the Forest Service ...

Audrey Wyler