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My Fair Lady remake

Post by Chari910 » Mon Sep 15, 2008 11:03 am

Columbia announced this project for 2010.

For ELiza's role, Keira Knightly or Anne Hathaway are being considered.

No news on Professor Higgins yet.

I think Jason will be wonderful. Higgins 'sang' but they were more like speaking along the music. So I don't think they really need a good singer for the part.

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Post by Hilary the Touched » Mon Sep 15, 2008 11:19 am

May I beg your indulgence and refer you to our "foolie" of 21 March 2003?

Obviously, I'm convinced (though I've about had it with Anne Hathaway being passed off as a Brit--she's from BROOKLYN!! According to IMDb, though, she is an accomplished singer . . . but you're right, Char, plenty of musical stars do precious little singing--Rex Harrison just kind of did rhythmic chatting . . .)

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Post by Helen8 » Mon Sep 15, 2008 4:50 pm

Um. The only thing Missy Keira has in common with Audrey Hepburn is . . .

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Post by Helen8 » Thu Sep 18, 2008 7:58 am

Cool, Char! Here's my dream cast (I picked people who could actually sing.):

Director: Milos Forman
Eliza Doolittle: Emmy Rossum
Henry Higgins: Alan Rickman
Alfred P. Doolittle: Robert Hardy
Col. Hugh Pickering: Derek Jacobi
Mrs. Higgins: Gemma Jones (She's played Rickman's mother before.)
Freddy Eynsford-Hill: Jim Strugess (from Across the Universe)
Zoltan Karpathy: Michael Kitchen
Mrs. Pearce: Julie Walters
Mrs. Eynsford-Hill: (Couldn't remember the character, so no entry.)

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Post by Angel Tavington » Fri Sep 19, 2008 11:23 am

I think Zeta-Jones would make a lovely Eliza Doolittle. :D
(a bit biased because I like her)



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Post by lyra70 » Fri Sep 19, 2008 11:28 am

Helen,

Alfred P. Doolittle: Robert Hardy

that is just pure genius, I have to say!

Alan Rickman as Higgins is also brilliant, but as much as I love Alan I would prefer to see Jason as Higgins.

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Post by Marie » Fri Sep 19, 2008 2:35 pm

Catherine Zeta Jones - although a very attactive woman - I think would be a little too old for the part. Emmy Rossum might be about the right age.

They have re-made just about everything else in Hollywood (sorry but I like my classics!)

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Post by marilaine » Fri Sep 19, 2008 3:22 pm

Helen8 wrote:Cool, Char! Here's my dream cast (I picked people who could actually sing.):

Director: Milos Forman
Eliza Doolittle: Emmy Rossum
Henry Higgins: Alan Rickman
Alfred P. Doolittle: Robert Hardy
Col. Hugh Pickering: Derek Jacobi
Mrs. Higgins:
Gemma Jones (She's played Rickman's mother before.)
Freddy Eynsford-Hill: Jim Strugess (from Across the Universe)
Zoltan Karpathy: Michael Kitchen
Mrs. Pearce: Julie Walters
Mrs. Eynsford-Hill: (Couldn't remember the character, so no entry.)
what movie did she play his mum? :scratch
~M'L :???:

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Post by Angel Tavington » Fri Sep 19, 2008 3:37 pm

Emmy Rossum would also be good for the role, she's great in Phantom of the Opera :D





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Post by catloveyes » Sat Sep 20, 2008 12:20 pm

I know it sounds lovely but I usually find myself comparing the remake to the classic and find some of the oldies hard to beat....Audrey Hepburn is a one and only to me.


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Post by wolfsaver » Sat Sep 20, 2008 2:51 pm

Why do they have to remake everything?-lack of original ideas? This doesn't need a remake!

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Post by Foodie » Sat Sep 20, 2008 4:37 pm

Why do they have to remake everything?-lack of original ideas? This doesn't need a remake!
I completely agree! What's next, remaking Gone with the Wind or The Wizard of Oz? Just wrong...

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Post by Angel Tavington » Sat Sep 20, 2008 7:17 pm

Why do they have to remake everything?-lack of original ideas? This doesn't need a remake!
Maybe it's the lack of original ideas Image


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Post by catloveyes » Sat Sep 20, 2008 9:50 pm

The original is unsurpassed because it had Audrey Hepburn...you can't do better than that...some older movies shouldn't be touched.

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