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August 21, 2008
Tuned to a dead channel
Zoe Ebb considers a Neuromancer teaser poster.
Indeed. Sadly so too does the threat of craptastic casting: Hayden Christensen as “Cage”... no thanks.
By non-sucking contrast is the trailer for Book of Lies starring as it does Joss Whedon and Christopher Hitchens. Cainites of the world, take note.
Posted by Ghost of a flea at August 21, 2008 06:27 AM
Aah, crap. This could have been the greatest movie ever if it had been made in, say, 1993. At this point it probably would have been best to let sleeping dogs lie. And Hayden Christensen? You’ve gotta be kidding me. Case (*ahem* not Cage) is a husk of a man, a guy who has seen and done things so far beyond normal experience that his soul has been almost scoured clean. I’m thinking someone like Ryan Seacrest.
Ryan Seacrest might be the most inspired casting suggestion I have ever heard.
And, yes, the "Cage" thing is retarded. Case has an obvious noirish/hard-boiled sound to it that helps Gibson build that fantastic world.