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Old 12-08-2017, 11:47 AM   #5
Spike Spiegel
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Originally Posted by d_osborn View Post
In my dream adaptation, Rosario Dawson or Christina Hendricks for April.
I like these choices...

Maybe a young Maya Rudolph or Bryce Dallas Howard for April. They'd have to be able to sell a certain comedic aspect to offset the gritty ninja stuff and bring an authentic kind of humanity to the role, IMHO. After she hit the gym a bit, maybe Aidy Bryant from SNL.

If he played the character with a rough edge, I'd honestly be interested in seeing Tobey Maguire's take on Casey Jones. Hopefully it would be something like the darker bits he had in the Spider-Man movies, along with maybe a stronger NY accent. If not him, then maybe Edward Norton, a young De Niro or Clint Eastwood circa the first Dirty Harry.

Originally Posted by Cryomancer View Post
Mirage [is]...a comic about life and how life and the people closest to you just absolutely suck sometimes. It's "adult" in a very real sense, in that it deals with heavy themes that resonate more with adults, not that it's full of blood and titties or whatever.
Originally Posted by d_osborn View Post
[TMNT 1990 director Steve] Barron recognized the early Mirage issues as perfect storyboards. It's a shame no other filmmaker has.
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