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!
Thanks to all of you who chimed in with suggestions for The Wonder Years, which is a challenging one due to all the young characters. I really like the ideas for Winnie Cooper, including Whip's suggestion of Selena Gomez, and agree I with arienne that Madeline Zima would have been perfect if she were a tad younger.
And then of course there's the all-important Kevin Arnold to recast (it's so hard to think of anyone but Fred Savage in that role!). Nick Jonas, as leeluvfashion suggests, definitely has the right hair for the period and there were several suggestions for Michael Cera which is actually right on in terms of little Kev's neurotic nature.
But as you know, I could only choose one and the winning recast's suggestions for Winnie and Paul totally won me over. Congratulations johnsonkm20!
To see who johnsonkm20 chose, along with a new cast photo, read more.
johnsonkm20's cast list:
Kevin Arnold — Natt Wolff
Paul Joshua Pfeiffer — Alexander Gould
Gwendolyn "Winnie" Cooper — Anna Sophia Robb
Jack Arnold — Scott Patterson
Norma Arnold — Robin Wright Penn
Karen Arnold — Sara Paxton
Wayne Arnold — Chris Hunter
Mr. Cantwell — Bob Saget