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The Results Are In: Recast Jerry Maguire

Every other 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!

Great minds certainly think alike, as was proven by this week's recast challenge for Jerry Maguire. Many people agreed that the best person to play Rod Tidwell would be Donald Faison (and, while Faison's an excellent choice, I also liked WhiplashGirlchild and jlgb4008's suggestion of Weeds' Romany Malco).

On the other hand, ideas for who should play Jerry Maguire himself were all over the place, from Ryan Reynolds (a popular suggestion) to Christian Bale (ohmondieu) to Jason Dohring (sarahrah).

The ideas for the part of little Ray Boyd were probably the most entertaining, with some of you not attempting to replace the "perfect" Jonathan Lipnicki and many others suggesting the children of high-profile celebrities, like Cruz Beckham. Finally, I really loved Grantz's idea of Emily Blunt in the role of Dorothy Boyd. But I had to choose just one list from the bunch, and this week I went with mishale1's recast list!

To see who mishale1 picked, along with a new cast photo,


mishale1's cast:
Jerry Maguire — Jerry OConnell
Dorothy Boyd — Kate Hudson
Ray Boyd — Maddox Jolie Pitt
Rod — Donald Faison

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ChrissyBaby ChrissyBaby 8 years
Great recast!
pargie pargie 8 years
Is it wierd that I haven't seen this movie? I remember the "Show me the money" phenomenon though.
NotABot NotABot 8 years
He totally was! (Jerry O'Connell in the original, I mean.) So who would play HIS part?
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
Great re-casting! Congrats!
Entertainment Entertainment 8 years
HA!!! laneylaney, he totally was. :) That's pretty funny.
laneylaney laneylaney 8 years
Congrats! Love the Maddox idea. Wasn't Jerry O'Connell in the original?
jasmint jasmint 8 years
Maddox! Love it!
mamaseacat mamaseacat 8 years
Me, too Pinkflats. Maddox looks so cute. Congrats, mishale1!!! Super casting.
pinkflats pinkflats 8 years
this recast had me at maddox. i love it!
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