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message 1: by Vinaya (new)

Vinaya Nope, even photoshopping isn't going to make Hutcherson acceptable to me. I think the other two are okay, but somehow, I just picture Peeta as having this really sweet face, you know?

yeah, that would work...

message 2: by Lyndsey (new)

Lyndsey Oh Vin, this would be a totally different kind of movie if Peeta was an orange tabby... Probably a not-legal kind of movie. XD

Jillian - All these pictures helped convince me. I find myself becoming more and more okay with the choices every day. So hopefully by the time the movies come out, I will be completely convinced.

Plus, we could have gotten so much worse...

message 3: by Jessica (last edited Apr 09, 2011 02:08AM) (new)

Jessica That pic of Jennifer as Katniss is awesome and even the photoshopped one of Peeta looks ok. I don't like Liam, though, and I totally agree with you. I pictured Gale as slim and not beefy.

message 4: by Lyndsey (new)

Lyndsey I know, Jess. I don't think Liam is all that cute anyway, despite being the wrong body type. And the more I look at the Katniss pic, the more excited I am getting for the movie.

message 5: by oliviasbooks (new)

oliviasbooks Looks a bit like Bjoerk.

message 6: by Lyndsey (last edited Apr 09, 2011 04:17AM) (new)

Lyndsey Who - Gale? Yeah. He does, doesn't he?! LOL. I knew he looked too pretty.

OHHHHHH, you meant Katniss. Whoops.

message 7: by Steph (new)

Steph Sinclair I'm really unsure of the casting selection of Peeta. He just isn't what I pictured. But hopefully they can convince me otherwise. Every time I see him I think, "Cirque de Freak: Vampire Assistant." I really hated that movie. Lol.

That is a great photo-shopped pic of Jennifer. I wasn't sure about her at first. I was a Hallie supporter. Lol.

As for Gale, he looks so old!

message 8: by Lissa (new)

Lissa Wow. i thought that the pick for Katniss was horrible, but I love how she looks in this picture. Now I can be excited about the movies!

message 9: by Cammeron (new)

Cammeron Kaiser I agree about gale, peeta was way more important than him to get right. I did find another pic of peeta that I thought looked fantastic!! not sure how to put it in my comment though...

Anna (Curiosity comes before Kay) J-Law was always Katniss to me once it was announced and I was happy about her acting abilities. Glad they'll be able to fix the looks right. Plus, I was happy about Josh being cast as Peeta, but a little wary of his looks like a lot of others. This picture puts my mind at ease - he IS PEETA for me now! Gale's casting is the only one that makes me go WTF??? Good thing he's not my fave character...still, WTF?

message 11: by Lyndsey (new)

Lyndsey Yeah, I definitely saw Gale as lean. And Peeta a bit more filled out than Josh. Not chubby or anything. Just a bit softer than Josh looks.

message 12: by Hilda (new)

Hilda Katniss is okay, I think. But, well... in my mind, Gale has always been the sturdy, and definitely lean guy. Hutcherson also needs to learn making a sweeter, puppy-looking eyes if he wants to play my Peeta. (uh oh, I'm getting possessive again)!

message 13: by Val (new)

Val Whoa Jennifer looks awesome! Liam is also an improvement, but I still pictured Gale hotter. Just my personal opinion. And Josh is alright, but put his picture and Jennifer's together and you'll wonder how in hell will that boy pick up that girl!

message 14: by Kelli (new)

Kelli I'm still not buying Josh Hutcherson as Peeta. He still looks like a Hobbit and with the blond locks - he's the Justin Bieber of the Shire.

message 15: by Kelli (new)

Kelli Is it me, or does Liam as Gale with the Thor hair look like Jared Padalecki?

message 16: by Lyndsey (last edited Apr 12, 2011 12:58AM) (new)

Lyndsey The Justin Beiber of the Shire!? Hahahaaaha! That's elfin hilarious.

And no, Jared Padalecki is way hotter then Liam. But Jensen is hotter than either.

message 17: by Jessi (new)

Jessi Agree with the Jensen statement 100% !

message 18: by Kelli (new)

Kelli Oh, Jensen all the way. Totally agree. And I love "elfin" hilarious. Too funny. And speaking of Supernatural - our boys are finally back this Friday. It's been way too long!

message 19: by Lyndsey (new)

Lyndsey Mmmmmm, Jensen. It has been way too long. Same with Damon, and I finally got that fix last week. Only two more days til more of him. *sigh*

message 20: by Kelli (new)

Kelli Is it me, or does Stefan appear to be a tad bit ill/underweight? I'm just sayin'. If the Salvatore brothers were offered to me, um, there wouldn't be a moment pondered over which to choose. I mean come on. Damon has it all. Until Jensen/Dean comes along and dusts him. I can get so geeky at times.

message 21: by Lyndsey (new)

Lyndsey He's definitely lost a ton of weight since the first season. I though he looked better back then, though. He and Elena have zero chemistry on screen though. I want her and Damon to hook up soooooo bad.

Seriously though, he has nothing on Damon/Ian. In real life OR on the show. It's no contest.

message 22: by Kelli (new)

Kelli Elena needs to quit feeding stefan (spelling?) droplets of her blood (so lame), leave him, and go to a real man - Damon. I mean, come on now. Damon/Ian has it all. I question why I still watch the show. On a side note: I follow Ian on twitter and he is an animal activist (love), environmental activist (love), and his profile pic is of him and his cat (wow!).

message 23: by Val (new)

Val (Sorry I can't stay out of any conversation that includes Damon or Smolderhalder!). Elena and Stefan are SO boring. Now, Katherine and Stefan.. that's another thing. Damon and Katherine are the 'fun' characters, so they should mix them up: boring+fun and so on so that there's some spark... that'd leave us with Katherine with Stefan and Damon with Elena ;) That said, Jared Padalecki as Gale.. would've been an interesting thought. At least I'd have some eye candy!

message 24: by Kelli (new)

Kelli Val wrote: "(Sorry I can't stay out of any conversation that includes Damon or Smolderhalder!)"

Smolerhalder - good one. Now, if Padalecki was Peeta, I'd be a happy girl.

As far as Haymitch - someone on suggested Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Genius! He is total eye-candy. And seeing how the rest of the cast isn't really true to form, why not cast him?

message 25: by Lyndsey (new)

Lyndsey Gasp!! Jeffery Dean Morgan would be PERFECT for Haymitch! Now, I'm going to be sad if he isn't. :-(

Val, I agree! Kat and Stefan would be way more interesting than him and Elena. Plus, I want Damon with Elena.

message 26: by Tina (new)

Tina I heard people throwing around Kristin Chenowith as Effie. I think that would be a good fit as well. Although as I listened to the books (i 'read' them on audio) I kept picturing Christine Baranski as Effie.

message 27: by Lyndsey (last edited Apr 14, 2011 02:25PM) (new)

Lyndsey I think either would be good but I adore Kristin. I don't know how old Effie is supposed to be though.

message 28: by Tina (new)

Tina They have officially cast Thresh and Rue. They are both unknowns. The actress playing Rue looks adorable!

message 29: by Lyndsey (last edited Apr 18, 2011 05:22PM) (new)

Lyndsey I know! I saw that - I think they are both excellent choices. The girl has been in some commercials that I've remembered seeing. I love her!!

message 30: by Lyndsey (new)

Lyndsey Oooh! Elizabeth Banks is a decent Effie, though I pictured her as older. Hopefully we will get more news this week. I want to know about Haymitch and Prim!!

message 31: by Kelli (new)

Kelli Elizabeth Banks as Effie - I approve casting people. And I'm happy about Rue. I'm just thankful it wasn't Willow Smith. That's all I'm gonna say.

message 32: by Lyndsey (new)

Lyndsey I was worried that Willow might "hair whip" the producers until they hired her. Hehe, I wonder if she realizes that she'll probably never escape from that song.

message 33: by Kelli (new)

Kelli Lyndsey wrote: "I was worried that Willow might "hair whip" the producers until they hired her."

Ha Ha. Maybe the producers/writers will incorporate "I whip my hair . . ." into Annie. She can whip it back and forth while she mops the floors in the orphanage.

message 34: by Lyndsey (new)

Lyndsey LOL, Kelly!! I didn't know she was doing Annie. I actually kinda like the idea, as long as she can pull off those big songs and they don't like digitize her voice and make all the songs have the background track of "whip my hair" or anything like that. It could be good.

message 35: by Haley (new)

Haley i'm also not sure about josh playing peeta, because i've had a list of the guys that i like for that role and i admit he wasn't there.. but maybe the ones who casted him have better judgment, and maybe josh can make it and deserves that role..i'm hoping he'll be the peeta that i love in the books..

message 36: by Kelli (new)

Kelli Lyndsey wrote: "LOL, Kelly!! I didn't know she was doing Annie. I actually kinda like the idea, as long as she can pull off those big songs and they don't like digitize her voice and make all the songs have the ba..."

Oh, you know there will be some auto-tuning and then some goin' on. IMHO, some movies should be left alone - like Annie and Mary Poppins (yes, they are talking about redoing that one as well). We'll see. You have such a positive outlook. I like it. It needs to transfer from cyberland to me right now ; )

message 37: by Kelli (new)

Kelli Oh, and I forgot to add the most important to the do not redo movie list - the Buffy reboot sans amazingly awesome - we're talking made of awesomesauce - Joss Whedon. Nuff said!

message 38: by j (new)

j did you see that elizabeth banks was cast as effie?

message 39: by Lyndsey (new)

Lyndsey Is it official now, Joel? Earlier she was just "in talks".

message 40: by Alexa (last edited Apr 20, 2011 11:32AM) (new)

Alexa Did you guys see Prim?

Willow Shields

message 41: by Eve (new)

Eve Davids I think its official, I like it, like it.

message 42: by Lyndsey (new)

Lyndsey Yeah, I saw that too, Alexa. I was trying to find a better picture of Willow. That one isn't great, but it's pretty much the best I've seen so far.

message 43: by Tatiana (new)

Tatiana Does this girl have a unibrow?

message 44: by Lyndsey (new)

Lyndsey Yep. That's why I was looking for a different picture. I definitely didn't picture Prim with a unibrow. Ah well, maybe Team Katniss will get a hold of her with the tweezers.

message 45: by Christina (new)

Christina White yeah.. that's better.. but she still doesn't look hungry

message 46: by Alexa (new)

Alexa Lyndsey wrote: "Ah well, maybe Team Katniss will get a hold of her with the tweezers."


message 47: by Morgan (new)

Morgan F I was thinking the same thing! (about the unibrow)

message 48: by Lyndsey (new)

Lyndsey She is pretty young to have that much eyebrow hair. I didn't have to start tweezing until I was like 16 or 17.

message 49: by Lyndsey (new)

Lyndsey But I did know a girl who had to start shaving her legs at eleven. Everyone is different, I guess.

message 50: by Morgan (new)

Morgan F Lyndsey wrote: "But I did know a girl who had to start shaving her legs at eleven. Everyone is different, I guess."

I could have started tweezing my eyebrows at any time, but I didn't start getting them waxed until I was twelve.

I started shaving my legs at 11 too.......

I'm Italian.

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