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Recast Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Win a Prize!

Every Wednesday on BuzzSugar, I post a Recast challenge, where I ask you to choose new actors for a classic TV show or movie. The reader who submits the best cast wins a BuzzSugar t-shirt!

Fast Times at Ridgemont High was one of the many great suggestions you gave me back when I asked for recast suggestions, and I think it's "high" time we got to recasting this awesome '80s teen movie!

If you could recast the movie with new actors, who would you pick for Stacy and her best friend, the, um, mature-for-her-age Linda? Who else could play the dazed and confused Spicoli? What about Stacy's hapless brother Brad, the nerdy Mark "Rat" Ratner and the shady Mike? Finally, of course, there's the hilariously named Mr. Hand to recast.

Leave your entry in the comment section below, and I'll pick one winner to feature Tuesday, October 2, complete with a "new" cast photo.

To see a list of characters to recast and a photo of the BuzzSugar t-shirt,

Characters to recast:
Stacy (Jennifer Jason Leigh)
Linda (Phoebe Cates)
Spicoli (Sean Penn)
Mark/"Rat" (Brian Backer)
Mike (Robert Romanus)
Brad (Judge Reinhold)
Mr. Hand (Ray Walston)

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DaddysDarlin DaddysDarlin 8 years
Stacy-Cameron Diaz Linda-Brittney Spears Spicoli-Adam Sandler Mark-Jon Heder Mike-Jack Black Brad-Ricky Ullman Mr. Hand-Jack Nicolson
alynn alynn 8 years
Stacy - Lauren Conrad Linda - Audrina Patridge Spicoli - Justin Bobby Mark/"Rat" - Stephen Colletti Mike - Spencer Pratt Brad - Brody Jenner Mr(s). Hand - Lisa Love
ToddMP06 ToddMP06 8 years
Stacy~Rachel McAdams Linda~Rachel Bilson Spicoli~Seann William Scott Mark/"Rat"~Michael Cera Mike~Milo Ventimiglia Brad~Seth Rogen Mr. Hand~Hugh Laurie
hanako66 hanako66 8 years
-Stacy would have to be Leelee Sobieski for her innocent looks -For Linda, I'm thinking Rachel Bilson--she has the girl next door looks with the sex appeal for the part -Scott Caan would make a fantastic Spicoli -I would love Adam Brody as Mark...he plays the best nerdy guy ever! -I know that he typically plays a good guy, but I think that Topher Grace could pull it off Mike wonderfully -Seth Rogen would make a good Brad and would bring in viewers because he is so hot right now...he is also goofy and would be willing to recreate the infamous bathroom scene...lol -I think that Hector Elizondo (most recently in Cane) would make a good Mr. Hand
rfarmer64 rfarmer64 8 years
Stacy - Hayden Panettiere Linda - Rachel Leigh Cook Spicoli - Andy Samberg Mark/"Rat" - Jay Baruchel (Played Steven Karp on Undeclared) Mike - James Franco Brad - Hamish Linklater (Plays Matthew on The New Adventures of Old Christine) Mr. Hand - Kurtwood Smith (Red from That 70's Show)
magmalux magmalux 8 years
oops- i had a typo! Stacy (Mischa Barton) Linda (Megan Fox) Spicoli (Shia LeBouf) Mark/"Rat" (Michael Cera) Mike (Milo Ventimiglia) Brad (Jason Segel) Mr. Hand (Richard Belzer)
magmalux magmalux 8 years
Stacy (Mischa Barton) Linda (Megan Fox) Spicoli (Shia LeBouf) Mark/"Rat" (Michael Certa) Mike (Milo Ventimiglia) Brad (Jason Segel) Mr. Hand (Richard Belzer)
joielin joielin 8 years
Ah shoot. Mixed up Mike and Mark. Mark/ "Rat": Michael Cera Mike: Milo Ventimiglia
joielin joielin 8 years
Stacy: Alison Lohman Linda: Megan Fox (as long as she lays off the red lipstick) Mark/"Rat": Milo Ventimiglia Mike: Michael Cera Brad: Ben Savage. Mr. Hand: Wallace Shawn (Vizzini from the Princess Bride/ the cute old Mr. Hall from Clueless) Spicoli: Shia LaBeof (No one else I can think of can pull it off)
Tnkrbelli Tnkrbelli 8 years
The New Cast of Fast Times: Jeff Spicoli: Has to be Emile Hirsch (of Into the Wild). He looked the part in the Lords of Dogtown (the skater movie) & Oprah herself named him as the up-and-coming predecessor to Sean Penn. So I think he would be the perfect fit for a good movie--NOT just a teeny-bopper pick. Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket Staci Hamilton: Rachel McAdams. No explanation needed right? Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket Linda Barrett: Shannyn Sossamon (Rachel Bilson came in second b/c I don't think she's the best actress in the world--soo there I said it! :) ). The only Brown-eyed brunette who I could think of that could play a "mature-esque" lady like Phoebe, innocent yet mature. Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket Mark 'Rat' Ratner: Jason Biggs. Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket Brad Hamilton: Shia LaBouf. Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket Mike Dimone: Ashton Kutcher (he looks exactly like the guy in the pic) he'd be funny and sleezy. Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket Mr. Hand: William Shatner. Whoa that took forever! ;)
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 8 years
Stacy - Ashley Olsen Linda - Rachel Bilson Spicoli - Seann William Scott Mark/"Rat" - Hunter Parrish Mike - Shia LeBeouf Brad - Joseph Gordon-Levitt Mr. Hand - Hugh Laurie
mamaseacat mamaseacat 8 years
Great recast movie! Here's my cast: Stacy - Hillary Duff (or Hayden Pannetiere - close 2nd) Linda - Vanessa Hudgens (only because she's into baring it all!) Spicoli - Ashton Kutcher Mark/"Rat" - Michael Cera Mike - Kevin Federline Brad - Seth Rogen Mr. Hand - Steve Carrell
Jinx Jinx 8 years
OMG Buzz! Good One!
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