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Mike Myers to play Keith Moon?

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Christopher P, Jul 9, 2002.

  1. Christopher P

    Christopher P Well-Known Member

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    Check the news item here
    I don't know how I feel about this yet. If anyone's life should make an intertaining movie, Keith Moon's would.
    Chris
     
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    I don't know what to think. I can't see Mike Myers playing Keith Moon though. If Roger Daltrey says it might work, maybw it will. I just can't see him playing Keith Moon.
     
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    I think it would be brilliant. Meyers is a big fan of 60's rock and he would play the role with love and respect. By all accounts Moonie was a pretty funny guy, and we know MM can pull that off.
     
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    Isn't Mike Myers 40 or so? I think he's a bit old for the part. Keith started with The "Ooo" when he was 15 or 16 I think.
     
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    They'd better cast Jason Schwartzman (also a drummer) as the young Moon.
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    Ugh [​IMG]
    I've got that sinking feeling. Just don't think Meyers is right for the role. He'll need some major makeup to get over the age gap.
    The book (Full Moon) was a somewhat interesting read although somewhat sloppy. A much better book (about the whole group) with most of the same Moon antics would be Before I Get Old by Dave Marsh.
     
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    The point about Meyer's age is well taken, but that's what movie make-up is for.
     
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    Especially when they use that tape to pull back the lines around the eyes; check out Joe Pesci in MY COUSIN VINNIE for a prime example. God, he looks Asian in some scenes!
     
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    Schwartzman is right for the role. Not only does he play drums in a band of his own, but he's a fan of the band. And he looks like Keith! Not to mention, he's a good actor as well.

    Having said that, Keith is one of the most difficult personalities to replicate...ever. I'm not optimistic.


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    The age difference part that bothers me is that he's already 8 years older than Keith when he died (Myers 40, Keith 32). Maybe it wouldn't be so bad, but Schwartzman is the perfect candidate for this movie.
     

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