Sunday, October 27, 2013

Dream Cast of Awakening

Ok, so I'm not very good at this casting sort of thing, but my niece asked me to do this for a book report and I had so much fun picking actors and actresses (and Irish dancers) that I thought I'd share it with you. 

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These are the actors and actresses I picked for the characters in Awakening. What do you think? Are there others that you would rather see? 

McKayla - Hailee Steinfeld
Perfect for McKayla with her dark hair, and her expressive face. 

Josh - Josh Hutcherson
He looks like a farm boy and like he's quietly contemplating the world around him.

Lucas - Zac Efron
Lucas, a nice guy who doesn't always think of other's feelings

 Taminy - Anna Kendrick
Snotty with a sliver of insecurity.

Christa - Hayden Panettiere
Best friend, ballerina and loves to do hair.

Maggie (Mom) - Emma Stone

I just love Emma Stone. She would be a great Maggie, subtle, but fiery.

William (Dad) - Joseph Gordon-Levitt
I just think he looks like a great dad.

Aunt Avril - Stockard Channing
Love this photo! She looks just like I imagine Aunt Avril to be! Quirky and confident.

Zoey - Georgie Henley
 She might be a bit too old for the role, but she fits Zoey--imaginative, talkative and fresh.

Cliona - Charlize Theron
 Can't you just see her screaming a banshee yell? I loved her as the wicked queen in Snow White and the Huntsman. 

Rourke - Joel Hanna
Joel is not an actor. He's a fantastic Irish dancer, and a friend of mine. 

Leah - Ciara Sexton
Ciara is another very talented Irish dancer. And she's very sweet. She would make a perfect Leah.


Leave me a comment-I'd love to hear what you think!