Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy --- The movie

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Spot on.

I like the idea of Bill Nighy as Slartibartfast though. Be interesting to see how it turns out as the TV show looks quite dated but I won't get used to anyone else playing Arthur.
 

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mank said:
Spot on.

I like the idea of Bill Nighy as Slartibartfast though. Be interesting to see how it turns out as the TV show looks quite dated but I won't get used to anyone else playing Arthur.

Funnily enough, if he was a bit younger I think Bill Nighy would make a great Zaphod. Martin Freeman's a good choice; he can actually act too - he was very good in that Charles II thing.
 

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mank said:
Spot on.
I like the idea of Bill Nighy as Slartibartfast though. Be interesting to see how it turns out as the TV show looks quite dated but I won't get used to anyone else playing Arthur.
It looks hopelessly dated, ugly, generally lame and totally crap. The only things they got right in the TV series were Arthur (thankfully played by Simon Jones, the same guy as in the radio series) and the Guide itself. The film could turn out worse than Dungeons and Dragons and still be 10 times better than the TV series.
 

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It looks hopelessly dated, ugly, generally lame and totally crap. The only things they got right in the TV series were Arthur (thankfully played by Simon Jones, the same guy as in the radio series) and the Guide itself. The film could turn out worse than Dungeons and Dragons and still be 10 times better than the TV series.

Of course if looks dated, it was made as a low budget tv serrie in 1982.
Its still extreemly funny.
 

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throdgrain said:
The TV series was great.
Seconded (from someone with autographed books, and the radio series on CD).
 

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"It's a really good script. It's really, really faithful to the book.
Thats kinde a shame, the radio serrie, the books and the tv serrie all had widely diffrent scripts.
But then again withdout the big man still around they would most probably have screwed it up anyway.

BTW anyone heard any news about the fillming of 'good omens' ?
 

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Well the last I heard Terry was sure it wasn't going to happen and neil wasn't sure but in an optimistic way. :)
 

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Sure the tv original looks dated, Blake 7 effects and all.
Still funny as hell though.
 

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Needs a good strong American in the lead role, Tom Cruise or Harrison Ford, otherwise it won't sell as many tickets/copies.
[/Hollywood prick]


Well we can only wait and see, and hope it turns out ok :)
 

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The TV series was brill. Bad effects are part of the charm.
 

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I'm thinking that bit of casting could go either way: it could work really well, or it could just plain suck.
Sam Rockwell as Zaphod has plenty of potential though :)
 

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I know the book is supposed to be ace. I know the TV series was supposed to make you feel amused, warm and fuzzy all at the same time....


...but I've never read or watched it....



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Scouse said:
I know the book is supposed to be ace. I know the TV series was supposed to make you feel amused, warm and fuzzy all at the same time....


...but I've never read or watched it....



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You fool! Go forth and buy!
 

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A m8's got all 5 books in one big hardback version.. I shall borrow at some point. :)
 

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A m8's got all 5 books in one big hardback version.. I shall borrow at some point. :)
You won't regret it!
 

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Scouse said:
A m8's got all 5 books in one big hardback version.. I shall borrow at some point. :)
You've not read them already ???

Can someone get DBs to write a script so that when Scouse presses the 'Post Reply' button it says 'Please do not press this button again' ?
 

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Apparantly they are starting the filming this in the next month or two...so its going to be a while yet before we get to see it!
 

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I really want Sam Rockwell to be Ford Prefect. :(

Also, if this had to be an all-American cast (and thank God it isn't) I'd like to see William H Macey as Arthur Dent. And Phillip Seymor Hoffman as Zaphod.

edit: Ooh! Just noticed on IMDB that Sam Rockwell will be Zaphod! Coolio!

edit: Also, just stepped on FatBusinessman's toes. Sorry. :)
 

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Just an update I've seen, apparently John Malkovich is in it as well (as some cult leader) and Bill Nighy is slartybartfast.
 

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Willow offgood as Marvin!!! :)

Will they jam him in the suit and make him control it like a giant Mec. That would be cool ;)
 

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