Casting

Discussion in 'Wheel of Time TV Show' started by Jeffan Caliarthan, Jan 24, 2018.

  1. Dnae Ila

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    Yeah, I was really pulling for her to be Verin.

    Also, they spelled the name wrong. It's Ila, not Illa. :tug I should know, haha
     
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    I was hoping for Verin too, Dnae Gaidin. I'm thinking she will be Aram's mother instead and the part might be expanded a bit?
     
  3. Aduiavas Ida

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    Yeah, why would they make such a big deal if it was just a minor role?
     
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    I was really surprised by the announcements. I guess I just assumed she would be an important Aes Sedai.

    And for some reason thought Daryl McCormack was a different character that was already announced? :scratch Was I dreaming?
     
  5. Dnae Ila

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    You know who I just realized I always pictured as Verin? Kate Mulgrew.
     
  6. Alenya Al'Roran

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    Kate Mulgrew would be an amazing Verin.

    Captain Janeway ftw.
     
  7. Eliza Al'Shaw

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    Oh yeah! that is a good pick for Verin!!
     
  8. Bruce al'Kay

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    What about Margo Martindale? I was inspired by another movie I was discussing. This is pretty close to how I imagine Verin:

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  9. Polegnyn Nemeara

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    I've been trying to not get my hopes up by avoiding all but major casting news. However, I have to echo everyone's disappointment of Kennedy's casting as well. I was really hoping she would be our Siuan.
     
  10. Kyla Sterling

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    Verin's always described as "small" and "bird-like," so I always pictured someone very petite. Maybe someone like Leslie Caron...
     
  11. Alyria Savoinya

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    But isn't she supposed to be on the fuller side? Like a Miriam Margoyles or something.
     
  12. Satara al'Caelahn

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    I've seen her gaze described as bird-like, but I thought the rest of her was always described as plump. :cheese
     
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    Yeah, I always saw Verin as plump as well. But then, my inner picture of characters are often wrong, and may not even be influenced by the actual descriptions in the book :look
     
  14. Kyla Sterling

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    Petite but still plump?
    :cheese

    Somebody like Miriam Margolyes would be absolutely fantastic, actually!
     
  15. Satara al'Caelahn

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    She'd actually be amazing! She was one of the first people I thought of but I couldn't remember her name.
     
  16. Alyria Savoinya

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    I've seen Kathy Bates thrown around too, but I don't see it. She actually has a Cadsuane personality, just not the look.
     
  17. Satara al'Caelahn

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    I've always seen Cadsuane as Asian in my head, and I can't pin down why. Kathy Bates would definitely have the personality down, though. The woman's a force of nature.
     
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    I can't see Cadsuane as anyone but Dr Pulaski from TNG lol
     
  19. Soronhen Ciryaher

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    Verin - Camryn Manheim?
    Cadsuane - Helen Mirren? She might be too old now to pull off 'ageless'
    I dunno, maybe Tilda Swinton?
     
  20. Dnae Ila

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    Yeah, Kathy Bates has a Verin physique, but you can see the steel in her backbone. Miriam Margolyes could work, but could she look ageless? I like Camryn Manheim.

    Tilda Swinton could do a good Cadsuane.