Who should play Dan Torrance?

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Jul 17, 2014
John Cusack.. Do you really want to see his shoulder hunched/slack jawed amazement at Abra's weirdness ??
I promise you the director will not be able to beat this standard reaction out of him with a stick.

The builing of suspense lies in the actors ability to reflect - in increments - the growing realization that the horrors Abra is gaining knowlegde of, are very true.
Cusack doesent have increments he has cow-stunned furrowed brows.


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Nov 25, 2009
Wilmington DE, strange little place.
Im thinking a guy whos not so physically fit, or at least take Ben Afflick or John cusack...
and "fatten them up" , they will need to look bad... really bad for the sewer pipe scene.

but (listen to me) the chose for ABRAS MOM !!!! is easy !!!

Drew Barrymore ! ....even if drew is way older then the mom in the book.


Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
Jul 10, 2006
that dollhouse at the end of the street
Still trying to picture Leto or Hunnam as Dan. But, I'll just add a :lurve: for both of them in general. ;;D
Morgan i had missed your post and agree with You too. They make evil irrsistible with their cute selves but with their mad acting skills they could both kill that role so badly, in such a good way! :rugby:
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