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According to Deadline Hollywood, Will Ferrell is reportedly in talks to play John Madden in a feature film chronicling the legendary coach/broadcaster's life that will be directed by five-time Oscar nominee David O. Russell for Amazon/MGM...
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CanebreakCajun14 months
In light of equity, diversity and inclusion, I recommend a black woman to play Madden. I'm thinking the one playing Cleopatra would work nicely and she could bring her lived experiences to role.
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Rza3214 months
Idris Elba
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bountyhunter14 months
If they pick Ferrell for this role this movie is nothing more than a cash grab with little service being paid to Madden himself.
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upgrade14 months
They should save Will Ferrell for the Harry Carey movie.
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GetmorewithLes14 months
John Goodman is the only choice!
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Shooter14 months
John Goodman"s not fat anymore
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KennabraTiger14 months
This might be worse than Old School
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BowDownToLSU14 months
Old School rocks. You my boy Blue
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KennabraTiger14 months
Old School = not funny
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Corso14 months
I just can't get excited about Will Ferrell anymore
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Professor Terguson14 months
I can’t believe they’re considering anyone other than Frank Caliendo.
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Sofaking214 months
John Goodman
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Sofaking214 months
Scratch that, I forget it’s 2023. Maybe Craig Robinson, Keenan Thompson, or Cedric the Entertainer.
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Professor Terguson14 months
Sofaking2 -- For 2023, it's more like Queen Latifah, Leslie Jones, or Lizzo with Brittney Griner playing Kenny Stabler.
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cajunmud14 months
After reading the headline, the first thought that came to mind was Belushi. Gonna have to gain a lotta weight.
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Jamohn14 months
John C. Reilly would absolutely crush this role
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SirWinston14 months
Yes I agree he'd be a far better choice
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Rouge14 months
Will Ferrell would be an awful choice. Off the top of my head, I'd look at Jesse Plemons.
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genuineLSUtiger14 months
I can’t see Seth Rogan pulling off Kenny Stabler though.
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JackieTreehorn14 months
Too much soy in that bastard to play the Snake.
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WaltTeevens14 months
It's called acting, Jackie.
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jimmy the leg14 months
The Netflix version will star Will Smith.
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