[LMB] Best Vorkosigan Novel for a Movie?

Harvey Fishman fishman at panix.com
Sun Aug 28 17:27:47 BST 2016


  No, he was mostly shown with Legolas (Orlando Bloom) and Strider (Viggo 
Mortensen). They were both full height. Only occasionally was he shown 
with the hobbits. Both Bloom and Mortensen are 5'11".

Harvey

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>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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