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Postby EC2 » Thu October 30th, 2008, 8:31 pm

"Spitfire" wrote:Somebody else posted on another site that Phillip Winchester would make a good Jamie, if he had red hair. I don't think so myself. Does this chap do it for any of you?

Yes, I can see what the person meant, but does he do anything for me? Nope!
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For never will cowards fall down there.'

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Postby MrsMorland » Thu October 30th, 2008, 8:40 pm

I think Diana's pic is pretty darn close to how I imagined him!

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Postby Vanessa » Thu October 30th, 2008, 9:01 pm

No, he doesn't do it for me.
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Postby Carine » Fri October 31st, 2008, 7:16 am

Hmmm ..... not quite.

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Postby LCW » Fri October 31st, 2008, 6:19 pm

I'm glad I'm not the only one who doesn't think that looks like Jaime at all! I really hope that's not the guy who ends up cast in the movie. I always thought of Jaime with REALLY red hair, broader face, freckles, a big muscular hulk of a man....but still lithe and graceful, and able to move well. That guy just looks too metrosexual to me!
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Postby Spitfire » Fri October 31st, 2008, 8:28 pm

They are considering casting Gerard Butler as Jamie.


Although I don't think he looks anything like Jamie, I saw a clip of him on YouTube and I think he could pull it off. I like who they are considering for Claire as well. Check it out!

Only the pure of heart can make good soup. - Beethoven

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Postby Spitfire » Fri October 31st, 2008, 8:41 pm

Personally, this is the closest you can get to what Jamie looks like (for what I have seen out there)


I couldn't see the picture in the link Diamondlil posted, so I uploaded the photo from my computer for you
Only the pure of heart can make good soup. - Beethoven

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Postby diamondlil » Fri October 31st, 2008, 8:45 pm

DG has said that this is the closest she has seen too.
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Postby Spitfire » Fri October 31st, 2008, 8:51 pm

Regarding the casting for Jamie quoted below:
" Hollywood has been courting Gabaldon for many years now in an effort to bring her “Outlander” book series onto the big screens. However, Gabaldon has been holding out reportedly due to her wanting to “handpick” her hero, “Jamie Fraser”. Gabaldon has apparently already voiced her two (2) choices as actors: Scottish-born GERARD BUTLER and Welsh-born IOAN GRUFFUDD."
If anybody wants to read more and or support the petition to cast Gerard Butler as Jamie Fraser, I've posted the link!

Only the pure of heart can make good soup. - Beethoven

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Postby Madeleine » Fri October 31st, 2008, 9:02 pm

His beard and hair are completely different colours!

Doesn't do it for me, neither does Gerard Butler really, there's something about him that just "misses" for me, loved him in Phantom of the Opera though!

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