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Once upon a time I got into the genderflipping business, and googled far too many people, and decided that however hard it would be to make a Silmarillion movie with any sort of coherent narrative it would be nice to have the groundwork in place, just in case? And I thought that it would be a pity if nobody else except my pictures folder saw this, so here it is. Special thanks to [livejournal.com profile] minviendha  for advising me about the troublesome Feanorians, because they apparently do not want to cast themselves, but at this point I think you can just add her name to all my crack and it will be accurate.


Presenting THE SILMARILLION: GENDERFLIPPED EDITION





Finwe - Elizabeth Taylor

 




So once upon a time there was a Queen of the Noldor named Finwe, who was married nine times - okay, twice, whatever, that's nine times to Elves. (Who also has the dubious distinction of starting this entire thing, since I was musing that Finwe is a genderless name and would not have to be changed, and went on from there.)


Her eldest daughter is Feanor - Julianna Marguilies






Who later married Nerdanel - Damian Lewis, a man who from the looks of it enjoys being a stay-at-home dad, which is lucky because they did in fact end up with seven daughters.






Maedhros - Alicia Witt






Maglor - Emma Hamilton






Celegorm - Delphine Chaneac
 





Caranthir - Charlotte Riley





Curufin - Eva Green




 


and her daughter Celembrimbor - Katie McGrath




And finally, the twins:


Ambarussa - Karen Gillan
 

 
Ambarto - Karen Gillan
 



 


This means, of course, that we are going to have to clone Karen Gillan in the name of accuracy, so the film itself may be delayed while we arrange schedules, resurrect Finwe, and advance cloning technology by several decades. Feanor's step-sisters and their children will get another post, and the main players on the Sindar side of things. Stay tuned!

Date: 2011-06-14 12:23 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] stained_glass
Yay, awesome! :D I cannot WAIT for the Sindar!

Date: 2011-06-15 10:49 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] elvenpiratelady.livejournal.com
I will put the rest up soon! And thanks to your icon I actually remembered to cast Daeron and Nellas, I completely forgot about them. D:

Date: 2011-06-19 03:05 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sargent-snarky.livejournal.com
Elizabeth Taylor as Finwe... :o That sounds awesome.

Also, like with Bradley James/Idril, I can't look at Katie McGrath!Celebrimbor and not on some level or another picture Morganna. I don't know why, because other actors & actresses in this list whom I've seen in other things don't seem to create the same problem... Mostly I'm just enjoying picturing Celebrimbor somehow managing to forge epic things while still wearing Morganna's wardrobe. No, I'm not sure how that works, either.


Also, also, the expression on Eva Green's face is just perfect. xD

These are so much fun to go through! :D

Date: 2011-06-19 06:39 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] elvenpiratelady.livejournal.com
I really like her as Finwe because you can see the family resemblance between her and *all* of her daughters, just in different ways.

Well er I cast Katie McGrath as Celebrimbor partly because she looks a lot like Eva Green and also because there are any number of pics of her and Emilia Fox (http://scifipulse.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/s02e12_morgause_morgana_04_1600x1200.jpg) floating around, and I can imagine them as Sauron and Celembrimbor instead. (Look, if Sauron can turn herself into a vampire, she can turn herself into a blonde.)

Eva Green gives the best plotting!looks. She was the first person I cast and it just clicked immediately.

Date: 2011-07-11 04:31 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] minviendha.livejournal.com
Thoughts:

-Feanor looks like such a badass in that picture.
-I love all of these.
-Caranthir's smile is perfect.

I love all of this so much. I want it to be real. Would you mind if I tried to make a picspam of these sometime along the lines of this?

Date: 2011-07-11 06:06 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] elvenpiratelady.livejournal.com
I imagine that is the face all of the girl's teachers see whenever Feanor goes to parent-teacher interview nights at school, and she talks about the gaps in the curriculum until Nerdanel drags her away to the next poor teacher. I know Silm fandom is not much for Caranthir smiling, but she must have been happy at some point? In Valinor, with Angrod pestering her?

I would not mind at all! Thankyou for linking to that because I saw it months ago and couldn't find it again; if you have better photoshop skills than me (which is not very hard) then go for it!

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