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February 5th, 2004

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12:43 pm - They've cast Zaphod.
And it's Sam Rockwell.

Rockwell, if you need a bit of a refresher, was not only Guy in Galaxy Quest ("...and another crewmember!") but Chuck Barris (shown above) in the amazingly brilliant Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. This could work out. This could just work out.

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Date:February 5th, 2004 05:58 pm (UTC)
Since all I've got as a visual right now is the horrible, horrible BBC version with the extremely fake head and the bad hair, this is a vast improvement. I'm so excited, I hope this movie turns out well. Yay!
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Date:February 5th, 2004 06:04 pm (UTC)


Rockwell has a real habit of blending into his role. He does a great job of it. I couldn't believe he was the expendable extra (with no last name, so he knew he was doomed) in Galaxy Quest after I saw Confessions.

This'll be neat.
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Date:February 5th, 2004 06:08 pm (UTC)
you forgot that he was sexy in charlie's angels!
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Date:February 5th, 2004 07:06 pm (UTC)
Christ, I only hope they manage the second-head thing better than MIIB. (I'd say Knoxville can kiss my ass, but he'd only go and make a special out of doing so).
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Date:February 5th, 2004 07:12 pm (UTC)
I don't know how wrong it is of me to say this, but Rockwell was quite good in "Charlie's Angels." He was very convincing as both the nerd schlub and then the badass bad guy. If anyone could be Zaphod, I think he could do it.
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Date:February 5th, 2004 07:12 pm (UTC)
They're getting our hopes up. I can't help but be suspicious, ya know? Something about excessive goodness and truth.
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Date:February 5th, 2004 07:18 pm (UTC)
They're casting actors, but do they have, oh, I dunno, a SCRIPT?
Date:February 5th, 2004 08:26 pm (UTC)


Oh, man. Rockwell? This oughtta be interesting.

And for those of you who don't know, he's also in The Green Mile. And he's unbelievably scary in that. Complete and utter sociopath.
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Date:February 5th, 2004 09:09 pm (UTC)
And the little fan girl in me goes "squeeeeee!"

I love him in a totally lustful way. He's PERFECT.

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