Every other Wednesday on BuzzSugar, I post a Recast challenge, where I ask you to choose new actors for a classic TV show or movie. The reader who submits the best cast wins a BuzzSugar t-shirt!
Interestingly, some of my favorite recast suggestions this week were for the part of the psychologist character in Good Will Hunting, Sean Maguire, originally played by Robin Williams. My very favorite idea is Forest Whitaker, as put forth by alethe16, though I also like pinkflats' suggestion of Jeff Bridges and alynn's idea of Paul Giamatti.
I also really enjoyed the reversing of genders this week, like kellys' entirely reversed cast and HelloKittyMini's idea to put Ellen Page in the role of Will's pal Chuckie Sullivan. Other Chuckies I liked were WhiplashGirlchild's idea of Peter Saarsgard and Zachary Quinto, as suggested by trvasquez.
However, my overall favorite recast list this week comes from redscorpio! To see who redscorpio picked, along with a new cast photo, read more.
Will — James McAvoy
Skylar — Natalie Portman
Sean — Hugh Laurie
Chuckie — Jonathan Rhys Meyers