Mikey wrote:The OT didn't have any big-name actors?! Cushing, Sir Alec Guinness, James Earl Jones... nobodies, all of them.
(BTW, I think Liam Neeson had a small body of work before doing TPM. )
Mikey wrote:James Earl Jones did already have a body of work to his credit by '77, though not (for example) enough to be knighted.
Yeah, I think when someone in the cast needs to be addressed as "sir," that counts as having a first-rank name actor.
Captain Seafort wrote:To nitpick, Jones will never and could never have a body of work sufficient to have him addressed as "sir".
Captain Seafort wrote:The shame is that only one knight of the realm has ever worked on a Star Wars film - there should have been three.
Mikey wrote:Knight and CBE. But what other knights of the realm were considered?
Mikey wrote:Have you ever had a chance to see him as the Doctor? I haven't seen the films, but I'd love to.
GrahamKennedy wrote:Oooo, interesting. I've been watching the new Sherlock series and he's extremely good in that.
alexmann wrote:I love that series! Next episode on sunday at 8.
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