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Postby Taalcon » Wed Nov 30, 2011 12:14 pm

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Apparantly Viggo Mortenson was being courted, and now possibly Harrison Ford is being considered in the mix. Holy freaking crap.

POTENTIAL MOVIE SPOILER:
Anyone know if they're still going the GRAFF IS MAZER route? If so, this makes a lot more sense...
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Re: GRAFF

Postby Luet » Wed Nov 30, 2011 12:16 pm

You're a couple hours late. :P
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Re: GRAFF

Postby Mich » Wed Nov 30, 2011 7:07 pm

It's okay... nobody reads my posts, anyway...

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Re: GRAFF

Postby Luet » Wed Nov 30, 2011 7:40 pm

Awww, I did which is how I knew you had scooped Dave!
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Re: GRAFF

Postby jimmyjazz951 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 8:11 pm

I see in another thread that others see Petra as having a darker complexion. But I always thought that about Graff. More of a Danny Glover or Forrest Whitaker type.

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Re: GRAFF

Postby Taalcon » Fri Dec 09, 2011 9:44 am

Also, apparently my spoiler comment is moot. The Kingsley stuff makes it look like Graff and Mazer are, once again, different people.

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Re: GRAFF

Postby elfprince13 » Fri Dec 09, 2011 12:36 pm

And it looks like someone is trying to steal Harrison Ford for 42. I hope our team wins.
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Re: GRAFF

Postby mr_thebrain » Fri Dec 09, 2011 9:11 pm

Already stole him. He accepted the role. Maybe he will do both.
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Re: GRAFF

Postby Craig » Fri Dec 09, 2011 9:59 pm

I hope he doesn't, I'm not real high on Ford as Graff. In answer to the Mazer is Graff thing, since they're negotiating with Ben Kingsley for the role of Mazer it looks like Graff and Mazer are back to being two separate characters again.

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Re: GRAFF

Postby locke » Thu Dec 15, 2011 3:37 pm

I hope they can get Mortensen as Graff he's such a phenomenal actor (steals every scene often without saying much at all in Dangerous Method), Chris Cooper would be another stellar option. Not crazy about the idea of Ford as Graff.
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Re: GRAFF

Postby Taalcon » Wed Dec 21, 2011 3:27 pm

Harrison ford confirmed.

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Re: Graff

Postby LilBee91 » Wed Dec 21, 2011 8:28 pm

I don't know if I like this choice. The kids all look fine but I don't know. I love Harrison Ford, don't get me wrong, but I have a hard time seeing him as Graff.
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Postby elfprince13 » Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:21 pm

Huh, so I guess he IS doing both movies :D No complaints from me.
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Re: Graff

Postby Craig » Thu Dec 22, 2011 11:11 am

Not a big fan of this casting... Like Taal, I was really hoping for Viggo Mortensen (he has a compassion about him that's evident in his voice that would make him my ideal choice for Graff), but I suppose they could do far worse. I'm just worried they're going to turn Graff into a complete hardsass...

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Re: Graff

Postby GS » Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:19 am

I love Ford because he is in two of my favorite and best trilogies, but this makes me nervous. Honestly, what is the last really good movie he has been in?
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Postby Luet » Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:36 am

Honestly, what is the last really good movie he has been in?
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Postby Eaquae Legit » Fri Dec 23, 2011 11:52 am

I think he'll do fine if they can give him a good script. A lot of his recent movies have suffered from craptastic scripting.
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Re: Graff

Postby elfprince13 » Sat Dec 24, 2011 11:00 pm

I think he'll do fine if they can give him a good script.
I'm with you on this point. Fantastic actors can't rescue a terrible script (Jeremy Irons as Brom, anyone?), and good script can make even bad actors look okay.

Also, let's remember that he is not only Indiana Jones + Han Solo, but also Deckard.
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Postby Peter Wiggin » Tue Jan 03, 2012 8:57 am

I agree that Viggo (basically Aragorn) would have been perfect. I think Ford can be ok as Graff as long as they don't make the movie about him. There's a tendency to give screen time in descending order of salary.

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Re: Graff

Postby Cassandra » Thu Feb 02, 2012 4:30 am

I saw this today:
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(for the record, I feel the cussing on his shirt is inappropriate and just looking at it makes me a little ashamed)

Think this picture is real (as in not photo-shopped?
And if he's over it, then why's he playing Graff?
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Re: Graff

Postby Taalcon » Thu Feb 02, 2012 9:55 am

They're both fake. See the originals below.
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Re: Graff

Postby Boothby » Thu Feb 02, 2012 10:41 am

Besides, it should have said "Decker".....

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Re: Graff

Postby elfprince13 » Thu Feb 02, 2012 2:44 pm

I saw this today:
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(for the record, I feel the cussing on his shirt is inappropriate and just looking at it makes me a little ashamed)

Think this picture is real (as in not photo-shopped?
And if he's over it, then why's he playing Graff?
"Over it" as in over Ian McKellen (the implication being that Harrison Ford had awesomer roles, hard to argue with that).
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Re: Graff

Postby Mich » Thu Feb 02, 2012 7:16 pm

Besides, it should have said "Decker".....

(Decker?!? I hardly even KNOW her!)
Deckard, actually. Come on, man.
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Re: Graff

Postby Boothby » Thu Feb 02, 2012 11:16 pm

Yeah, but you can't make the joke with Deckard.

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