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  • McTalbayne
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    I know, i was being Sarcastic. :lol:

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  • Guest's Avatar
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    Gary Oldman doing Harry Potter?

    i was rather referring to Dracula...

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  • Whiskers
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    Originally posted by kard
    mentioning Terry Gilliam, who has Brazil in mind, especially the fantastic dream sequence fight. this was really a great one. not that Lowry resembled Elric in any way of course :D
    Brasil is one of my favorite movies. The parts that struck me as very familiar about our lives was the scene at the restaurant. Ordering the food from a beautiful picture on a menu and receiving a fancy bowl of goop. "You have to order by the number!" The bomb explosion and the mothers trying to negotiate a liason. That movie makes me crazy!

    By the way, did you see The Adventures of Baron Munchhausen(sp?) and The Fisher King? I didn't like The Fisher King the first time I saw it. But years later I saw it again and enjoyed it. Those are Gilliam's too.

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  • kard
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    mentioning Terry Gilliam, who has Brazil in mind, especially the fantastic dream sequence fight. this was really a great one. not that Lowry resembled Elric in any way of course :D

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  • Ian
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    I spoke about this with Mike before - the guy who
    directed Brotherhood of the Wolf - the feel and
    atmosphere of that movie would go well.

    Ian

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  • sphinxgod
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    Terry Gilliam would be great choice of director. It doesn't take much imagination to visualise how his unique surreal worlds created in Time Bandits, Twelve Monkeys, and Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas, could easily translate over into the bizzare landscapes and characters that appear in the Elric sagas.
    Out of curiosity, does anyone know if he is a Moorcock Fan? I know he had recently been working on a screen adaptation of Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. He has also been working on bringing the Brothers Grimm to the big screen (Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, The Frog King, Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel, Rumpelstilzchen, Snow-White).

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  • dlackey
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    I think Ridley Scott or Terry Gilliam would be great choices to direct, but I doubt we'll see that happen. Maybe Ang Lee? He did both the Ice Storm and The Hulk, maybe he'd like to do a sword and sorcery film now. David Fincher might be a good choice. Alien3 is a very underrated flick, which was butchered by the studio execs, and well all know about Se7en and Fight Club. The Game is also a pretty good flick. I think Fincher would be perfect.

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  • Guest's Avatar
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    Arioch is supposed to look beautiful....Oldman, not sure. As a supreme bad guy, i think he can be a good Theleb Karna or Jagreen Lern. Arioch should have an ironic but pretty face with an insane charisma.

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  • McTalbayne
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    Originally posted by maelstrom
    Gary Oldman - Arioch.

    heآ´s the bad guy supreme.
    Indeed he is, if youve seen the Trailer for the new Harry Potter Movie, youd see how evil he can be.

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    Gary Oldman - Arioch.

    heآ´s the bad guy supreme.

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  • krunky
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    Tim Roth as...

    Tim Roth as...Arioch.

    Too cool. Perfect.

    For those that don't understand this possibility I'd suggest somehow digging up old copies of two films I saw a long time ago.

    Berkoff's "Metamorphosis" with Tim Roth in the lead. To me, anything done by Berkoff has the touch of genius.

    The Kafka episode of "Ten Great Writers" with Roth as K.

    This guy can do it. The fact that he is somwhat slight of stature makes it even better for me. Arioch is not actually about a physical presence, which we know is always deceptive anyway. And there is something about Roth that speaks of a hidden malice.

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  • Jerico
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    Ag! :0

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  • Guest's Avatar
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    I always thought:

    Elric: Michael Wincott, but I know MM doesn't agree here. Maybe it's because the Gould Elric is stuck in my head:-). There's something about his voice that makes me think he's perfect for Elric's sardonic moods.

    I always thought Elric looked like the drummer from Bahaus, so someone who looks like that, but acts like Richard III-style Ian McKellen.

    Arioch: Jaye Davidson or David Bowie.

    Yrkoon: Not sure . . . Tim Roth for the feel, maybe?

    Smiorgan Baldhead: Morgan Freeman.

    Moonglum: Andy Serkis.

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  • McTalbayne
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    But doesnt Arioch usually manifest himself as a beautiful young man?

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  • Tribad
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    It's been interesting and stimulating to read the several forum-members "wishlists" regarding the upcoming movie, mostly because their choices shows how they percieve Elric and the other characters.
    So far, there has been lots of talk about actors, but the main question here is: Who would you like to see direct?
    ..And this leads me to a question for Mr. Moorcock:
    You've often mentioned that several producers and filmcompanies has shown interest in your work, but have you ever been approached by an actor or director, who has been willing to commit themselves?
    I read somewhere in an interview that the well versed Christopher Lee was interested in playing Arioch, if I'm not mistaken?
    Also, who do you see as a potential director?

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