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Recast Special Oscar Edition: Brokeback Mountain

Every Wednesday on BuzzSugar, I'll post a Recast challenge, where I'll ask you to recast a classic TV show or movie. For this week's special Oscar edition, I decided to have you guys recast Brokeback Mountain, the movie that I think should have won Best Picture last year. (It lost to Crash, though Ang Lee did take home the directing prize.)

I was pretty happy with the casting of this movie, and Heath Ledger in particular was excellent. But if you had to recast the film with all new actors, who would you chose for the hunky cowboy and tragic wife roles? Leave your entry us in the comment section below, and I'll pick one winner to feature next Tuesday, Jan. 30, complete with a "new" cast photo.

Characters to recast:
Ennis Del Mar (Heath Ledger)
Jack Twist (Jake Gyllenhaal)
Alma (Michelle Williams)
Lureen Newsome (Anne Hathaway)

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woodycakes woodycakes 8 years
i suck, but the suggestions are so funny!
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 9 years
Oooh, another real-life couple in the mix for Ennis and Alma!
RK2590 RK2590 9 years
Ennis del Mar: Ryan Gosling Jack Twist: Joshua Jackson Alma: Rachel McAdams Lureen: Keri Russell
Fergie-Ferg Fergie-Ferg 9 years
(but if I had to choose, Evan Rachel Wood for sure)
Fergie-Ferg Fergie-Ferg 9 years
This movie was JUST made! It's too early to recast if you ask me. Both lead actors were phenomenal.
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 9 years
Actually, I thought also Camilla Belle for Lureen. She was good in 'The Ballad of Jack and Rose' and she'd make a good Lureen too :-)
Linda-McP Linda-McP 9 years
Oh, I like the Keira Knightly choice for Lureen. Good pick!
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 9 years
Hmm...more boy-on-boy fantasy action! Ennis Del Mar: Matt Damon Jack Twist: Mark Wahlberg Alma: Evan Rachel Wood Lureen: Keira Knightley
redsilkshoes redsilkshoes 9 years
Brokeback The Lost Edition Ennis- Matthew Fox Jack- Josh Holloway Alma- Elizabeth Mitchell Lureen- Evangeline Lily Heather
Linda-McP Linda-McP 9 years
Okay, this is hard since I don't know if I really want to see these two guys together or not, but here goes... Ennis Del Mar: Clive Owen Jack Twist: Brad Pitt Alma: Teri Hatcher Lureen Newsome: Connie Britton
sweetnsour sweetnsour 9 years
Let's see...who's hot and I want to see them in man love--- Ennis-Matthew McCon... Jack-Colin Farrell (but I think there should be more full frontal) Alma-Sandra Bullock (why not..she needs a gig) Lureen-Me...But Colin and I would have to have girl-boy relations ALOT. LOL Wow two Irishmen in boy/boy love...I'm all over it!
swwonder swwonder 9 years
Lol Jinx, I was thinking the same thing. :D
Jinx Jinx 9 years
Okay, Okay, what two guys do I want to see making out? *thinks* ........ I don't think this is the same for women as it would be for men. lol ------------------------------------------------------ Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. — Albert Einstein
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 9 years
Ennis Del Mar - Josh Holloway Jack Twist - Mark Wahlberg Alma - Zooey Deschanel Lureen Newsome - Scarlett Johansson
lilxmissxmolly lilxmissxmolly 9 years
Jack Twist: Wentworth Miller **“In my mind, I’ve always been an A-list Hollywood superstar. Y’all just didn’t know yet.” -Will Smith **
lilxmissxmolly lilxmissxmolly 9 years
I'm coming up with a better one than Hugh jackman..give me a minute... **“In my mind, I’ve always been an A-list Hollywood superstar. Y’all just didn’t know yet.” -Will Smith **
lilxmissxmolly lilxmissxmolly 9 years
Ennis Del Mar: Leonardo DiCaprio Jack Twist: Hugh Jackman Alma: Ellen Pompeo Lureen Newsome: Natalie Portman **“In my mind, I’ve always been an A-list Hollywood superstar. Y’all just didn’t know yet.” -Will Smith **
yiddidea yiddidea 9 years
I decided to go silly with my picks for this one: Saved By The Bell: The Cowboy Years A.C. Slater (Mario Lopez) as Jack Zack Morris (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) as Ennis Kelly Kapowski (Tiffani Amber Thiessen) as Alma Jessie Spano (Elizabeth Berkeley) as Lurleen With Mr. Belding (Dennis Haskins) as Joe Aguirre Lisa Turtle (Lark Voorhies) as Cassie And Screech (Dustin Diamond) as the Rodeo Clown
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