This past October, I launched a new website based on an idea my wife and I had regarding books and movies. As avid readers, we were usually disappointed when Hollywood got their hands on a book and made it into a movie. Aside from key plot lines being absent or total departures from the original, we would usually also see terrible casting.
I think most book lovers see characters o a book looking a certain way as they read. In many cases, we envision a particular Hollywood celebrity playing the characters on the page.
Wouldn’t it be cool to have a place for fans of a best seller to suggest actors for the book should it be optioned by Hollywood? We thought so too, and that’s how The Bookcaster was born.
The site is a pet project for us and we would love to get your opinion on what works and what doesn’t.
Out goal is to one day actually influence the casting of a movie using suggestions from you the fans. Now wouldn’t that be something remarkable?
Start casting a book already listed, or start your own.
Fans can vote on celebrity suggestions. The one with the most votes will hopefully take the movie role.
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Good poem. Nice elocution.
Great video here showing the differences in natural acoustics while drumming the same beat in random locations.
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Like a Dream – Francis and the Lights
Simple song. Simple video. Simply wonderful.
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On set of the new biographical movie ‘Hands of Stone.’ “Zero Dark Thirty” star Edgar Ramirez takes on the role of Duran, the Panamanian boxer who was nicknamed the “Hands of Stone” after his arguably brutal punching style and was also Leonard’s infamous rival.
Robert De Niro’s audition for the part of Sonny for the Godfather.
Warning: Language NSFW
Breaking Bad Audition Tapes
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Channing Tatum recreates the Jean Claude Van Damme Volvo ‘Epic Split’ commercial while on the set of ’22 Jump Street’.
Jean-Claude Van Damme does splits between two reversing trucks
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Prankvertising stunt/promotion for the movie Curse of Chucky. All fun and games until someone with a conceal and carry permit kills Chucky for real.
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Tagged bus shelter prank, Chucky, funny marketing, horror movie marketing, prankvertising, scary, stunt marketing