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:star: Theoretical Movie Cast? :star:

Quite some time ago, around 2004, there was a lot of talk about an Elric movie being made.  It was licensed by a major studio, but quickly became lost in Development Hell (much like the proposed Halo and Cowboy Bebop movies).  I gave it up as lost forever, especially since the studio with the rights to it seems unwilling to either sell the rights or develop the movie.  However, with the success of Game of Thrones, it's got me thinking about the whole thing again.  So the question is, who would you cast for this movie?  

For Elric, I think my choices would be one of these two guys:

:bulletred: First, there's Harry Lloyd, better known as Viserys Targaryen in Game of Thrones:



(Although some of you might also remember him as Baines from Season 3 of the new Doctor Who series)
I think of him first because his character was really only a few steps from being Elric anyway.  The character was nearly albino, and was the last heir to a family descended from dragons.  We know he can pull off the look, and certainly the Melnibonean attitude (he is exceptionally good at being an evil bastard).  I'm not sure how he is at being sympathetic or brooding, however, since I haven't seen much of his filmography.

:bulletred: The second, and possibly the better choice is Tom Hiddleston, whom everyone now knows as Loki:



I think that he also has the look, and we see that he can carry himself as the leader of a people, while also being misguided and brooding.  He can do the evil bastard thing, but he can also be sympathetic.  From what I've seen, he has more range.  Really, I'd be happy if either of these guys played Elric.

:bulletred: But honestly, there's something I would like to see MUCH more than an Elric live action movie.  I'd like to see whoever owns the rights to Elric give their money to MadHouse and give us a gorgeous Elric animated project.  Marvel has done this with four properties already, producing anime series for X-men, Iron Man, Wolverine, and Blade.  Another great example is Highlander: The Search for Vengeance.  But the best example of why this is an amazing idea, to me, is Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust.  



Yoshitaka Amano, the man responsible for all of the original Vampire Hunter D art, also did all of the Japanese cover art, as well as a large number of interior illustrations, for the original Japanese release of the Elric books (and a good number of Moorcock's other series).  I also think that animating Elric would make it possible to include many of the more surreal sequences, such as fighting Agak and Gagak as the four champions combined.  

:bulletred: So where do you guys weigh in on the subject?  Animated? Live Action?  Who would you like to see play Elric, or any of the other characters in the series?
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FractalEdi Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013
Just a bit confused.I have noticed that since I submitted Stormbringer everything else I submit to DA turns up in the Elric folder.I'm not complaining has more people see what I'm doing..But just don't know why?
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OffizierJack Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hej.
I've got a little problem with the folders. Can someone help me please?
I was trying to submit my drawing of Gaynor to his folder (which is sadly empty :() but my pic apears in the folder with the games and animations. HELP!
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ArtistMeli Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Hey, sorry I missed this message when you first sent it! It appears whatever problem you had was sorted out, but I checked the folders just in case, and you should be able to submit to the Gaynor folder without any problems. I appreciate you letting me know, with new clubs sometimes it takes a while to get everything set up properly. If you have any trouble in the future, please feel free to tell me, and thanks for contributing. ^_^
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OffizierJack Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem.
I was just confused. But everything's allright. The oic is in the right folder and well... thank you! :D
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A6A7 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012
Hi to all :D
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ArtistMeli Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Hey there! Thanks for joining. :D
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Nigami Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
and thanks for invitaton of course! ^_^
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Nigami Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
hmm...I wanted to submit some art with Elric, but DA said me that I can't T_T whyyyy??? *_*
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ArtistMeli Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I'll check the Member permissions again, and see if there's anything wrong. Groups are really not user-friendly! :P
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