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Re: Who should play Jadis, the White Witch?

Postby fledge1 » Apr 17, 2019 10:12 am

Monty Jose wrote:She needs to be cold, yet fiery when necessary. Hopefully that makes sense.

YES! I really like so many of the choices you have said. I think Emily Blunt would be good. I love the idea of Cate Blanchett.
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Re: Who should play Jadis, the White Witch?

Postby JFG II » Apr 17, 2019 1:09 pm

Emma Stone as The White Witch.

Wouldn’t that be an outrageous choice?

I’ve seen her in most films as playing a cute girl, but I’ve seen one or two films she’s in where she’s not cute. And more intimidating. And amoral. And well, sporting a perfect British accent. I think if she were interested in the role, she could play a younger White Witch than we’ve seen, like, ever. A young tyrant who kills her people rather than give up the thrown. A person who throws away what little humanity she has in order to remain young forever. And in between MN and LWW, becomes less human and more of a monster. It would be interesting to say the least if Emma Stone actually got the role.
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Re: Who should play Jadis, the White Witch?

Postby fledge1 » Apr 17, 2019 2:06 pm

JFG II wrote:Emma Stone as The White Witch.

Wouldn’t that be an outrageous choice?


I actually think this is a great idea. I think she would be really great!
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Re: Who should play Jadis, the White Witch?

Postby mm1991 » May 03, 2019 2:31 pm

Emily Van Camp could also be a good choice. Or Emily Blunt!
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Re: Who should play Jadis, the White Witch?

Postby Monty Jose » May 17, 2019 2:35 pm

mm1991 wrote:Cate Blanchett would be my #1 choice but I'm not sure how realistic that would be.

If we went with someone younger, what would you all think of Elizabeth Olsen? Or Yael Grobglas?


I don't think I've seen Yael Grobglas in anything, so I can't attest to her acting, but I could see her portraying Jadis in a physical sense if she looked a little less youthful. I know she's thirty-one, but she looks too... sweet and innocent maybe? haha

I know Cate Blanchett has the ability, but my fear is her history as Galadriel. People will probably start playing the "Narnia trying to be Lord of the Rings" tune again XD

Now, Elizabeth Olsen? YES. Unfortunately, I'm afraid of scheduling conflicts :/ she does have a show for Disney Plus coming up and I assume it will monopolize a lot of her time in the near future. But I can totally see her playing the cold, heartless, yet beautiful and manipulative Jadis.

Has anyone mentioned Keira Knightley? I feel like that was brought up somewhere, but I can't remember and I don't see it on this thread XD

Edit: my dad just dropped a name and I was instantly on board. Anne Hathaway.
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