A Conversation for The View From The Towers

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Post 1

Beeblefish

Now this is what the post needs! Discussion! Woo!

Okay lets see ...

Mike Myers as Ford Prefect (doesnt he own the film rights -- heard that somewhere)
Janeane Garofalo(sp?) as Trillian

Im sure Ill think of more . . .

~Beeblefish (Chuffed about the Movie) smiley - fish


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Post 2

MadMunk?¿

Bill Murray as Arthur Dent? Hmm.... No. smiley - winkeye
Jack Dee? hmm......... nah.


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Post 3

Bluebottle

Will there be a book? I don't know about you, but for me there has only ever been one person who could possibly be the Book, and alas...
I don't think Mike Myers is quite reserved enough to be Arthur, though.


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Post 4

Asteroid Lil - Offstage Presence

Paul Scofield for Slartibartfast.


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Post 5

SPINY (aka Ship's Cook)

Jim Carrey as Zaphod.

Clement Freud as Marvin.


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Post 6

Pastey

I'd like to see Richard E. Grant as Zaphod.
Maybe Paul McGann as Arthur, or perhaps Carey Elwis(??) the chap from Princess Bride?smiley - smiley

smiley - fish


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Post 7

Peregrin

I'd like to see DNA appearing as Slartibartfast!


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Post 8

Pastey

Oh YES!!!smiley - smiley DNA definatley as Slartibartfast! What a cameo role that would besmiley - smiley

What about Nicholas Lyndhurst as Arthur?


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Post 9

marvthegrate LtG KEA

I think that I should be Marvin, it is my name after all smiley - winkeye


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Post 10

Beeblefish

OKay -- how bout this:

The Brit com cast:

Rik Mayal as Zaphod
Adrian Edmonson as Marvin
Rowan Attkinson as Ford
Hugh Laurie as Arthur
Stephen Fry as Slartibartfast
and whats-her name Saffron from AB FAB as Tril!

What do you think?

~Beeblefish


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Post 11

Menza

How about Rik Mayal as Zaphod's first head and Ade Edmonson as the second?


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Post 12

Peregrin

Rowan Atkinson would be better as Arthur I think. The typical sarcastic Englishman.


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Post 13

SPINY (aka Ship's Cook)

That's brilliant, Menza! smiley - smiley


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Post 14

Pastey

I like the idea of Rick and Ade as Zaphod, and especially that of Rowan Atkinson as Arthursmiley - smiley

smiley - fish


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Post 15

Asteroid Lil - Offstage Presence

What a shame Oliver Reed is dead: he would have made a wonderful Vogon.


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Post 16

Peregrin

With or without make-up? smiley - winkeye


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Post 17

Pastey

What about Brian Blessed as a Vogon?

No offence intended theresmiley - smiley

smiley - fish


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Post 18

Menza

Who should be Marvin?


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Post 19

Pastey

Jack Deesmiley - smiley

smiley - fish


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Post 20

Menza

Nice. smiley - smiley


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