Friday, June 22, 2012
Star power: Who's cast in Rangers movie?
With the news that Hollywood is planning a script on the life of Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton, we took it upon ourselves to put our casting director hats on.
Mind you, the list below is incomplete. We searched A-lists, B-lists and a few other obscure lists to cast principal players of the last few years.
One popular suggestion for the lead role is Cole Hauser, known for roles in "Good Will Hunting," 2 Fast 2 Furious," and the TV series "Chase." But we went with a more familiar name.
We get you started, the rest is up to you (we need Elvis Andrus, after all). Who would you cast in "The Natural II"?
Roll the credits.
Matthew McConaughey as Josh Hamilton
Kristen Bell as Katie Hamilton
Topher Grace as Jon Daniels
Craig T. Nelson as Nolan Ryan
Sherman Hemsley as Ron Washington
Kurtwood Smith as Johnny Narron
James Franco as Ian Kinsler
Mark Wahlberg as Michael Young
Edward Norton as David Murphy
Donald Faison as Nelson Cruz
Wayne Brady as Adrian Beltre
Eddie Cibrian as C.J. Wilson
Damian Lewis as Cliff Lee
Rob McElhenney as Mike Napoli