THE BFG adaptation (2010s decade)

by dylanemery22 | created - 11 Jul 2014 | updated - 09 Jul 2016 | Public

NOTE -

1. I'm not going to cast ALL of the characters from the original Roald Dahl novel of the same name; so if I happen to forget some, comment below and cast the person you think would be perfect for whichever role I didn't cast.

2. This is all opinion based; so if you disagree with some of my choices, like I said, comment below and cast the actors/actresses you think would be perfect to play these parts.

1. Mark Rylance

Actor | Bridge of Spies

Widely regarded as the greatest stage actor of his generation, Sir Mark Rylance has enjoyed an esteemed career on stage and on screen, and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Rudolf Abel in Steven Spielberg's Bridge of ...

The Big Friendly Giant a.k.a. The BFG

2. Ruby Barnhill

Actress | The BFG

Ruby Barnhill was born on July 16, 2004 in Knutsford, Cheshire, England. She is an actress, known for The BFG (2016), 4 O'Clock Club (2012) and Mary and the Witch's Flower (2017).

Sophie

3. Penelope Wilton

Actress | The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Penelope Wilton was born on June 3, 1946 in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England as Penelope Alice Wilton. She is an actress, known for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011), Shaun of the Dead (2004) and Pride & Prejudice (2005). She was previously married to Ian Holm and Daniel Massey.

The Queen of England

4. Rebecca Hall

Actress | Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Rebecca Hall was born in London, UK, the daughter of Peter Hall, a stage director and founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, and Maria Ewing, an opera singer. Her father is English. Her mother, who is American, is of Dutch, Scottish, Sioux, and African American origin. Her parents separated when...

Mary

5. Adam Godley

Actor | Breaking Bad

Adam Godley is a film, television and theatre actor. He is a Tony Award nominee and has been nominated four times for the Olivier Award. He began his acting career at the age of 9, in a BBC radio production of Hemingway's My Old Man. His first stage role came at age 11, as Prince Giovanni in The ...

Mr. Tibbs

6. Marilyn Norry

Actress | Little Women

Marilyn Norry is an actress and writer, known for Little Women (1994), Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010) and Jennifer's Body (2009).

Mrs. Clonkers

7. Matt Frewer

Actor | Watchmen

Matt Frewer has been travelling all over North America in recent months filming recurring roles...in Vancouver as Carnage in Netflix's new sci-fi drama Altered Carbon, as Anthony Bruhl in NBC's Timeless, in Montreal, opposite Dennis Quaid, as Paul Rice in Crackle's The Art of More, in Toronto as ...

The Head of the Army

8. Mark Ryan

Actor | Transformers: The Last Knight

Mark Ryan has been combining his acting, singing, writing and Action Direction talents in an eclectic and successful international career ranging over 30 years.

He did several major musicals in London's West End, spending 4 years in Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit "Evita" playing "Magaldi" and "Che" ...

The Head of the Air-Force

9. Jemaine Clement

Actor | Flight of the Conchords

Jemaine Clement was born and raised in New Zealand, the oldest of three brothers. His mother is a Maori. Clement was educated at Makoura College in Masterton, NZ. He went on to study drama and film at Victoria University of Wellington. Whilst there he met Taika Waititi, and they formed comedy ...

The Fleshlumpeater

10. Ron Perlman

Actor | Hand of God

Ron Perlman is a classically-trained actor who has appeared in countless stage plays, feature films and television productions.

Ronald N. Perlman was born April 13, 1950 in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York. His mother, Dorothy (Rosen), is retired from the City Clerk's Office. His father, ...

The Bloodbottler

11. Doug Jones

Actor | Hellboy II: The Golden Army

The youngest of four brothers, Doug Jones was born on May 24, 1960 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and grew up in the city's Northeastside. After attending Bishop Chatard High School, he headed off to Ball State University, where he graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications, with a...

The Bonecruncher

12. Ólafur Darri Ólafsson

Actor | True Detective

Ólafur Darri was born in Connecticut, USA in 1973. He has lived in Iceland for most of his life and works full time as an actor. He does a lot of theatre work as well as films and he is one of the founders of the Vesturport theatre company, which has performed around the world.

The Butcher Boy

13. Daniel Bacon

Actor | The BFG

Daniel Bacon is an actor living in Vancouver, Canada. He didn't make the decision to pursue acting until well into his twenties and studied at Gastown Actors Studio in Vancouver, where the likes of Barry Pepper and Molly Parker had taken classes. After that he took classes at The Lyric School of ...

The Childchewer

14. Chris Gibbs

Actor | The BFG

Chris Gibbs is an actor and writer, known for The BFG (2016), Plan Live from Outer Space (2006) and The Penumbra (2014).

The Gizzardgulper

15. Michael Adamthwaite

Actor | War for the Planet of the Apes

Michael David Adamthwaite was born September 1, 1981, in Ontario, Canada. He entered the arts in his community theatre program in the mid 1990s. He then moved to Vancouver British Columbia to pursue acting professionally in September of 2000. In the years since, Michael has etched out a career as ...

The Manhugger

16. Jonathan Holmes

Actor | Inuyasha - Tenka hadou no ken

Jonathan Holmes was born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. He is an actor, known for InuYasha the Movie 3: Swords of an Honorable Ruler (2003), Stargate SG-1 (1997) and Hulk Vs. (2009).

The Meatdripper

17. Paul Moniz de Sa

Actor | Shut Eye

Paul Moniz de Sa has been working as a professional actor for over 20 years both on camera and on stage. His work has been seen on stages across North America including the Vancouver Playhouse, the National Arts Centre and at the Charlottetown Festival in PEI. Paul has also worked as a sound ...

The Maidmasher

18. Scot Boland

Casting_director | Hostage

casting director #1

20. Janusz Kaminski

Cinematographer | Schindler's List

Janusz Kaminski is a Polish cinematographer and film director. He has established a partnership with Steven Spielberg, working as a cinematographer on his movies since 1993. He won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for his work on Schindler's List (1993) and Saving Private Ryan (1998).

His ...

cinematographer

21. Michael Kahn

Editor | Minority Report

Michael Kahn was born on December 8, 1935 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an editor, known for Minority Report (2002), Saving Private Ryan (1998) and Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).

editor

22. John Williams

Soundtrack | Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

As one of the best known, awarded, and financially successful composers in US history, John Williams is as easy to recall as John Philip Sousa, Aaron Copland or Leonard Bernstein, illustrating why he is "America's composer" time and again. With a massive list of awards that includes over 41 Oscar ...

music score

23. Rick Carter

Production_designer | Avatar

Rick Carter was born in 1952 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a production designer and art director, known for Avatar (2009), Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) and Lincoln (2012).

production designer

24. Melissa Mathison

Writer | E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Melissa Mathison was born on June 3, 1950 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Melissa Marie Mathison. She was a writer and producer, known for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), The BFG (2016) and Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983). She was married to Harrison Ford. She died on November 4, 2015 in Los ...

writer

25. Steven Spielberg

Producer | Schindler's List

One of the most influential personalities in the history of cinema, Steven Spielberg is Hollywood's best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. He has an extraordinary number of commercially successful and critically acclaimed credits to his name, either as a director, ...

director



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