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Try Walking In My Shoes - We Examine Recasting From Batman To Bond
David Bax , May 27th, 2009 09:12

All change! All change! David Bax of Battleship Pretension examines some roles that are bigger than any one actor.


Sherlock Holmes

When looking for a slightly chaotic British detective with an overarching love for opiates, Guy Richie perhaps wasn't being too fanciful when he cast Robert Downey Junior; although he couldn't be more different than Basil Rathbone (pictured above). Other incumbents have included Jeremy Brett, Nicholas Rowe, Christopher Plumber and Melvin Van Peebles.