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powg 08-25-2011 06:18 PM

Let us re-make '' The Cowboys''
 
Yalls thoughts on cast ? # 1 Jeff Bridges /Tommy Lee Jones as Wil Andersen # 2 Will Smith /Samuel L. Jackson as Mr. Nightlinger # 3 Brad Pitt/Steve Bushemi /Ed Norton as that sorry ,no count,lyin, stealin s.o.b. Longhair.#4 Dolly Parton / Holly Hunter /Diane Lane as Kate .As far as the Cowboys .....Let hollywood go out and find ''real'' kids from ranching backgrounds and make them a star .

TimKS 08-25-2011 06:42 PM

You'll be hard pressed to find a replacement for the Duke in that film. :confused:

NC1760 08-25-2011 06:54 PM

The only person I could see doing the part of Mr Anderson justice in a remake would be Robert DuVall.... period!
My dream (..if Hollywood wants to continue re-making stuff instead of rubbing two brain cells together & coming up with something original) is a historically correct version of "Northwest Passage" abour Roger's Rangers and the raid on St. Francis during the F&I war!! Till then... I guess I'll have to wait and see what the new "Lone Ranger" movie is going to turn out like. Johnny Depp has already signed up to play Tonto!!

hydrashok 08-26-2011 12:24 AM

Much to my surprise, Jeff Bridges (of all people!) pulled off Rooster Cogburn in the True Grit remake.

Bob DuVall COULD make a "decent" Mr. Anderson, but I don't believe it would be his best "Duke" role. If they were going to remake another John Wayne movie, I'd like to see Bob DuVall play J.B. Books. THAT would be a great role for him!

The Duke was a very versatile actor, and I don't believe one man could equally replay all of his parts. Just because Bridges pulled off Rooster Cogburn doesn't mean he could do just as well playing any other roles.

...some of them shouldn't be remade at all. I mean, who could really do another McKlintock!?.. or Cahill???

dunerunner 08-26-2011 12:49 AM

Geez!!

Anderson - Tom Selleck
Mr. Nightlinger - Martin Lawrence
Longhair - Ashton Kutcher
Kate - Kim Cattrall

CourtJester 08-26-2011 02:05 AM

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Durangokid 08-26-2011 03:01 AM

Thanks for the post it is great. Broke Back Mountain was an attack on the state and people of Wyoming. Mattew Shepard a Gay Man was murdered in Larimie and the Gay Rights movement tried to make him into a dead hero for the movement. They tried every way to force the state to pass a Hate Crimes Bill it has failed. They have tried to damage the Wyoming economy and deride the Cowboy States image. It has not worked. They don't seem to know sheep herders are not cowboys.:D

freefall 08-26-2011 03:02 AM

Let us not re-make "The Cowboys". Let us not re-make any of the great old films. Let us watch them and appreciate why they were great. Please God let somebody make an ORIGINAL great movie!

dunerunner 08-26-2011 03:31 AM

Freefall....uh, just remember what group of nit wits you're asking that of!


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