OF MICE AND MEN live-action film adaptation (2010s decade)

by dylanemery22 | created - 04 Feb 2015 | updated - 21 Feb 2015 | Public

NOTE -

1. I'm not going to cast ALL of the characters from the original John Steinbeck novel of the same name; so if I happen to forget some, comment below and cast the person you think would be perfect for whichever character I didn't cast.

2. This is all opinion based; so if you disagree with some of my choices, like I said, comment below and cast the actors/actresses you think would be perfect to play these roles.

1. James Franco

Actor | 127 Hours

Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks (1999), James Franco was born April 19, 1978 in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, a writer, artist, and actress, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. His mother is Jewish and his father was of ...

George Milton

2. Michael Shannon

Actor | The Shape of Water

Michael Corbett Shannon was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Geraldine Hine, a lawyer, and Donald Sutherlin Shannon, an accounting professor at DePaul University. His grandfather was entomologist Raymond Corbett Shannon.

Shannon began his professional stage career in Chicago. His ...

Lennie Small

3. Scott Glenn

Actor | The Hunt for Red October

Scott Glenn was born January 26, 1939, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Hope Elizabeth and Theodore Glenn, a salesman. As he grew up in Appalachia, his health was poor; he was bedridden for a year and doctors predicted he would limp for the rest of his life. During long periods of illness, Glenn was...

Candy

4. Chris O'Dowd

Actor | Bridesmaids

Christopher "Chris" O'Dowd (born 9 October, 1979) is an Irish actor and comedian best known for his role as Roy Trenneman in the Channel 4 comedy The IT Crowd (2006). O'Dowd created and is starring in the Sky 1 television series Moone Boy (2012). He had a recurring role on the drama series Girls (...

Slim

5. Aaron Paul

Actor | Breaking Bad

Aaron Paul was born Aaron Paul Sturtevant in Emmett, Idaho, to Darla (Haynes) and Robert Sturtevant, a retired Baptist minister. While growing up, Paul took part in church programs, and performed in plays.

He attended Centennial High School in Boise, Idaho. It was there, in eighth grade, that Aaron ...

Curley

6. Mila Kunis

Actress | Black Swan

Mila Kunis was born Milena Markovna Kunis to a Jewish family in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, USSR (now independent Ukraine). Her mother, Elvira, is a physics teacher, her father, Mark Kunis, is a mechanical engineer, and she has an older brother named Michael. Her family moved to Los Angeles, California, ...

Curley's Wife

7. Craig Robinson

Actor | This Is the End

Craig Robinson was born on October 25, 1971 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Craig Phillip Robinson. He is an actor, known for This Is the End (2013), Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) and Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (2015).

Crooks

8. Danny McBride

Actor | Pineapple Express

Danny McBride was born on December 29, 1976 in Statesboro, Georgia, USA as Daniel Richard McBride. He is a writer and actor, known for Pineapple Express (2008), Vice Principals (2016) and Up in the Air (2009). He has been married to Gia Ruiz since October 9, 2010. They have one child.

Carlson

9. Tim Blake Nelson

Actor | O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Tim Blake Nelson was born on May 11, 1964 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA. He is an actor and director, known for O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000), The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) and Leaves of Grass (2009). He has been married to Lisa Benavides-Nelson since June 12, 1994. They have three children.

The Boss

10. Jacki Weaver

Actress | Silver Linings Playbook

Jacki Weaver was born on May 25, 1947 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Jacqueline Ruth Weaver. She is an actress, known for Silver Linings Playbook (2012), Animal Kingdom (2010) and Stoker (2013). She has been married to Sean Taylor since 2003. She was previously married to Derryn Hinch, ...

Aunt Clara

11. Ned Vaughn

Actor | The Hunt for Red October

Ned Vaughn grew up in Huntsville, Alabama and first acted at age 8 in a community theatre production of "Oliver!" The son of an artist and a civilian Army public affairs specialist, he mixed acting with athletics and music until leaving high school. In college, he began to concentrate seriously on ...

Whit

12. Laray Mayfield

Casting_director | The Social Network

Laray Mayfield is known for her work on The Social Network (2010), Gone Girl (2014) and Zodiac (2007).

casting director

13. Christina Voros

Cinematographer | The Ladies

Christina Voros is known for her work on The Ladies (2007), 127 Hours (2010) and Kink (2013).

cinematographer

14. Leo Scott

Editor | Palo Alto

After an award winning career in London, Leo moved to Los Angeles 3 years ago. He has continued to develop his career in advertising while at the same time expanding into features, collaborating with Gia Coppola on her directorial debut 'Palo Alto' and (soon to be released) 'The Long Home' directed...

editor

15. Jonny Greenwood

Soundtrack | The Master

Jonny Greenwood was born on November 5, 1971 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England as Jonathan Richard Guy Greenwood. He has been married to Sharona Katan since 1995. They have three children.

music score

16. Kristen Adams

Art_director | The Expendables 3

Kristen Adams is a production designer and art director, known for The Expendables 3 (2014), My Blueberry Nights (2007) and Imperium (2016).

production designer

17. Eric Morrell

Production_designer | Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Eric Morrell is a production designer and art director, known for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014), Banshee Chapter (2013) and Child of God (2013).

art director

18. Robert Covelman

Art_department | Bad Lieutenant

Robert Covelman is known for his work on Bad Lieutenant (1992), Wild (2014) and Last Night (2010).

set decorator

19. Caroline Eselin

Costume_designer | Moonlight

costume designer

20. David Atherton

Make_up_department | Face/Off

David Atherton is known for his work on Face/Off (1997), A Man Apart (2003) and The Lone Ranger (2013).

makeup department head

21. Sarah Hindsgaul

Make_up_department | Stranger Things

Sarah Hindsgaul is known for her work on Stranger Things (2016), You Were Never Really Here (2017) and Sinister (2012).

hair department head

22. Nana Fischer

Make_up_department | Ad Astra

Nana Fischer trained at Shiseido in her native Japan. After working in Tokyo, London and Paris for leading designers she entered the film world with Troy (2004) and Roger Michell's landmark Venus (2006) starring Peter O'Toole. Along with musical features like Mamma Mia! and Sweeney Todd, Nana ...

key makeup artist and hair stylist

23. Roland Blancaflor

Make_up_department | Hellboy

Roland Blancaflor was born on April 16, 1964 in Inglewood, California, USA. He is known for his work on Hellboy (2004), Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008) and Star Trek Beyond (2016).

key special makeup effects artist and supervisor

24. Scott Neustadter

Writer | The Disaster Artist

Scott Neustadter was born in 1977 in the USA as Scott Eric Neustadter. He is a writer and producer, known for The Disaster Artist (2017), 500 Days of Summer (2009) and The Spectacular Now (2013). He has been married to Lauren Levy Neustadter since October 9, 2010.

writer #1

25. Michael H. Weber

Writer | The Disaster Artist

Michael H. Weber is a writer and producer, known for The Disaster Artist (2017), 500 Days of Summer (2009) and The Spectacular Now (2013).

writer #2

26. James Franco

Actor | 127 Hours

Known for his breakthrough starring role on Freaks and Geeks (1999), James Franco was born April 19, 1978 in Palo Alto, California, to Betsy Franco, a writer, artist, and actress, and Douglas Eugene "Doug" Franco, who ran a Silicon Valley business. His mother is Jewish and his father was of ...

director



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