[LMB] Best Vorkosigan Novel for a Movie?

WILLIAM A WENRICH wawenri at msn.com
Sun Aug 28 16:29:54 BST 2016


Yet the others he was with were mostly hobbits and the actors were the same relative heights. 

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> On Aug 23, 2016, at 8:25 PM, Harvey Fishman <fishman at panix.com> wrote:
> 
> Hell, _The Lord of the Rings_ cast John Rhys Davies, who is 6'1" tall, as Gimli The Dwarf, who was about 4 feet tall. And Gimli was always shown in company with others. Anyone as Miles would be a piece of cake.
> 
> Harvey
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>> Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> writes:
>> 
>>> Of course, casting Miles would be a problem.
>> 
>> Piece of cake.
>> 
>> If you want a character who's *hard* to cast, have a look at Julian
>> "Bean" Delphiki.  At the beginning you need an actor who A) looks about
>> three years old and has a voice to match it but B) acts like an adult.
>> And then, as the series progresses...  I think computer graphics and an
>> _extremely_ talanted voice actor is probably the only way it could be
>> managed decently.
>> 
>> (And yes, I'm aware that's not what they did.  I haven't seen the movie.
>> I don't want to.  Bean is only the worst casting nightmare for that
>> movie by a fairly narrow margin.)
>> 
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