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If you could cast an African American actor as a Dwarf who would it be.???


Apr 10 2012, 10:08am

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If you could cast an African American actor as a Dwarf who would it be.??? Can't Post


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Apr 10 2012, 10:18am

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Hmm tough decision [In reply to] Can't Post

For me it would have to be James Avery (Philip Banks from fresh prince of bel-air). I know he was tall around 6'5'' but he was so wide i think he could pull it off. Plus i just love his character in fresh prince.


Apr 10 2012, 3:23pm

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Samuel L. Jackson... [In reply to] Can't Post

And it's not even close! LIP

Seriously though, why would one want to? Given what this tale is supposed to reflect, casting Africans (wherever they live now), Chinese, any other ethnicity doesn't do much for the tale, and not sure what it adds to the tellers either.

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Apr 10 2012, 3:30pm

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Apr 10 2012, 11:43pm

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S.L.J. all the way! [In reply to] Can't Post

That would be one, tough, ruttin' Dwarf, baby!

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Apr 11 2012, 7:45am

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Morgan Freeman for Balin, and... [In reply to] Can't Post

Denzel Washington for Thorin. Smile

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Apr 12 2012, 4:15pm

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Don Cheadle as one of the serious Dwarves, Morgan Freeman as Thorin// [In reply to] Can't Post


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Apr 13 2012, 11:18am

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Yaphet Kotto// [In reply to] Can't Post


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Apr 19 2012, 1:22pm

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Denzel Washington as Dwalin or Thorin... [In reply to] Can't Post


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Apr 20 2012, 6:27am

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That's exactly what I thought! // [In reply to] Can't Post



Apr 28 2012, 1:33am

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Laurence Fishburne as any of them! / [In reply to] Can't Post


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Jun 17 2012, 12:06am

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Danny Glover [In reply to] Can't Post

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