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If they ever remake the film of MAME...

...I think CZJ would do an admirable job.

by Anonymousreply 2202/26/2013

LUCILLEBALL LUCILLEBALL LUCILLEBALL!

by Anonymousreply 102/24/2013

I agree OP.

by Anonymousreply 202/24/2013

Agreed

by Anonymousreply 302/24/2013

Totally.

by Anonymousreply 402/24/2013

But who would we cast as Vera and Gooch?

by Anonymousreply 502/24/2013

the way Renee is looking these days, she might make a good Agnes Gooch.

by Anonymousreply 602/24/2013

Agree, but she and Hugh Jackman need to do "Blood Brothers" soon. Her husband is an Academy Award winning producer, he should get it done.

by Anonymousreply 702/25/2013

I still think she should do Gypsy.

by Anonymousreply 802/25/2013

Lens Dunham as Gooch

Alan Cumming as Vera

Hugh Jackman as Beau

by Anonymousreply 902/25/2013

She does her best work when playing bitches, I can't see her as the loveable Mame.

She might make a good Mama Rose, though. She has that bitchy side, and her voice and look are right for the part.

by Anonymousreply 1002/25/2013

CZJ isn't very good at humor, unfortunately.

by Anonymousreply 1102/25/2013

[quote]CZJ isn't very good at humor, unfortunately.

That's why the casting of Vera is so important. If she had someone so arch and ball-busting that would make CZJ laugh, it would become a winning combination.

I like Jackman as Beau. He's a year younger that CZJ is supposed to be. Does that work?

by Anonymousreply 1202/25/2013

Meryl as Mame, Glenn as Vera.

by Anonymousreply 1302/25/2013

[quote]Meryl as Mame, Glenn as Vera.

OMG!!! That's so funny. Brilliant!!!!

by Anonymousreply 1402/25/2013

Hugh does rugged and dapper well, so he'd be a good Beau.

by Anonymousreply 1502/25/2013

About 20 years ago, Cher was talking about doing MAME or AUNTIE MAME. There was talk about updating the plot to the 1960s

Kristen Chenowirth (sorry about spelling) as Gooch

by Anonymousreply 1602/25/2013

Jane Lynch as Vera Charles

by Anonymousreply 1702/25/2013

[quote]About 20 years ago, Cher was talking about doing MAME or AUNTIE MAME. There was talk about updating the plot to the 1960s

Ugh!

[quote]Kristen Chenowirth (sorry about spelling) as Gooch

She has the comic timing and the acting chops. But would anyone really buy her as an ugly duckling...and more to the point, a virginal ugly duckling?

by Anonymousreply 1802/25/2013

Christine Ebersole, Mame, and Bebe Neuwirth, Vera, but on Broadway.

by Anonymousreply 1902/26/2013

I say wait twenty years and get Jennifer Lawrence. Or Emma Stone.

by Anonymousreply 2002/26/2013

I used to think Madonna would have made a good Mame in the 90s, with Sandra Bernhard as Vera.

by Anonymousreply 2102/26/2013

Which reminds me of an old MTV commercial that had Madonna and Courtney Love (well, two old ladies dressed like them) doing a version of Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?

by Anonymousreply 2202/26/2013
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