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!
When recasting these iconic movies, it's so hard to find actors who could live up to the roles made classic by the original performers, but all of you who submitted lists did well to retain the spirit of Grease with your picks! I thought the much-suggested idea of putting Zooey Deschanel in the role of Rizzo was super fun. Christina Ricci would make an excellent Rizzo as well because, as CaterpillarGirl says of her idea, she is the bad girl.
I also loved a lot of the names put forth for Danny, like prbeachbum's James Franco, Wilmer Valderrama as suggested by alynn, and legaeagle's idea to use James Marsden. Finally, many of the ideas for Principal McGee were fantastic, and I especially liked roseannadanna's pick of Allison Janney, along with the ultimate musical dame Julie Andrews, as suggested by Atatakai Sunshine.
Overall, however, this week I most enjoyed Arienne's recast list! To see who Arienne picked, along with a new cast photo,
Sandy: Amanda Seyfried
Danny: Adrian Grenier
Rizzo: Anne Hathaway
Frenchy: Britany Murphy
Kenickie: Ryan Phillippe
Principal McGee: Stockard Channing