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Offline Paneo01

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Who would you like to see play Gambit in the MCU?
« on: July 07, 2018, 01:25:52 PM »
If Disney were to recast the role....who would be your ideal actor to play gambit?

Offline DearMachine

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Re: Who would you like to see play Gambit in the MCU?
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2018, 02:02:01 PM »
I would possibly go for Ian Somerhalder. Upsides: He's pretty with scruff, grew in Louisiana, and is part Cajun. Downsides: he's maybe not the most gifted actor, and he's almost 40, but it's not like he hasn't played a decade younger recently.


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Re: Who would you like to see play Gambit in the MCU?
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2018, 02:23:48 PM »
Do we have to pick a person? Because at this point I'll take almost anyone.


I'd prefer at least some indie work at least, and in their early to mid-20's - so they at least have a taste for the business and can easily grow into the role over a decade or more.


I use the casting of Tom Holland as the latest Spider-Man as an example of such. He was 20 for his first 'appearance' in Civil War.

Offline purplevit

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Re: Who would you like to see play Gambit in the MCU?
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2018, 02:31:15 PM »
Matt Bomer.


But I hope we will see Channing as Gambit :gambit:

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Re: Who would you like to see play Gambit in the MCU?
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2018, 03:58:08 PM »
Matthew Daddario. LOL
Gotta agree with you Paradox Jast, at this point .... with all the issues, I just want a film.
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Offline andresa

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Re: Who would you like to see play Gambit in the MCU?
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2018, 04:43:57 PM »
Do we have to pick a person? Because at this point I'll take almost anyone.


I'd prefer at least some indie work at least, and in their early to mid-20's - so they at least have a taste for the business and can easily grow into the role over a decade or more.


I use the casting of Tom Holland as the latest Spider-Man as an example of such. He was 20 for his first 'appearance' in Civil War.


Agreed. I’d like to see a young unknown actor take over the role.
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Re: Who would you like to see play Gambit in the MCU?
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2018, 12:40:24 PM »
It's funny everyone is saying Bomer because he was my choice for Nightwing for the longest time, but I could see him pulling off a good Gambit. Same with Somerhalder.


Personally, I want an unknown but if I had to pick, I'd go with Gaspard Ulliel

Offline Miss Misery

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Re: Who would you like to see play Gambit in the MCU?
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2018, 01:08:50 PM »
I'm with the unknown actor people here. Someone young, can act and do an accurate NOLA/Cajun accent and looks good.

Gaspard Ulliel *looks* like Gambit but can he act? And just because he's French doesn't mean he can do a good accent.
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Offline andresa

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Re: Who would you like to see play Gambit in the MCU?
« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2018, 03:01:33 PM »
Who is this Gaspard Ulliel dude that keeps popping up on fan casting lists so often?


I've looked him up and I'm probably alone here but I found him unattractive and completely wrong for Gambit.


Also, I don't want a french actor to play Gambit.   
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Re: Who would you like to see play Gambit in the MCU?
« Reply #9 on: July 08, 2018, 05:03:45 PM »
Not alone andresa .... I don't find Gaspard Ulliel appealing nor do I find Matt Bomer to my liking either. I suppose its all in the eye of the beholder.  ;)

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Re: Who would you like to see play Gambit in the MCU?
« Reply #10 on: July 08, 2018, 05:20:41 PM »
Yeah, just looked at more pics of Gaspard...and no. I think it’s the yes mostly. Something about them I don’t like.

And again—French accents=/=Cajun accents
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Re: Who would you like to see play Gambit in the MCU?
« Reply #11 on: July 08, 2018, 05:37:32 PM »
Not alone andresa .... I don't find Gaspard Ulliel appealing nor do I find Matt Bomer to my liking either. I suppose its all in the eye of the beholder.  ;)

Yeah, Matt Bomer is even older than Channing Tatum and so is Ian Somerhalder.

And again—French accents=/=Cajun accents

Yeah, they're not the same.
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Re: Who would you like to see play Gambit in the MCU?
« Reply #12 on: July 08, 2018, 06:56:17 PM »
FWIW, Ulliel has been nominated for a few awards in the past, so he's not a bad actor by any means.

Offline Paneo01

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Re: Who would you like to see play Gambit in the MCU?
« Reply #13 on: July 08, 2018, 07:57:14 PM »


And again—French accents=/=Cajun accents
  apples and oranges

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Re: Who would you like to see play Gambit in the MCU?
« Reply #14 on: July 08, 2018, 11:02:31 PM »
Yup, French accents are incredibly different from region to region. I think the cajun accent will be the biggest hurdle for any actor cast in the role.


I like Gaspard Ulliel (and I'd rather they had cast him instead of CT for the Fox film...though I know, he has a lot less "star" power than CT), but for Marvel, they would probably need to cast someone in their twenties if they want to build a franchise for the X-men over a period of, say, 10 years or more.

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