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Recast "Bewitched"!

Recast "Bewitched"!

Every Wednesday on BuzzSugar, I post a Recast challenge, where I'll ask you to choose new actors for a classic TV show or movie. This week, I thought it would be fun to take on "Bewitched," the delightfully silly sitcom from the 1960s and 1970s about a good-natured witch named Samantha.

This series had quite the revolving cast over the years: Most famously, the role of Samantha's husband Darrin was first played by Dick York and then by Dick Sargent. "Bewitched" was also recently remade as a pretty bad movie starring Will Ferrell and Nicole Kidman. But if you were casting this sitcom today, who would you choose to fill the principal roles? (No Kidman or Ferrell, please.) Leave your entry us in the comment section, and I'll pick one winner to feature next Tuesday, March 20, complete with a "new" cast photo.

Characters to recast
Samantha Stephens (Elizabeth Montgomery)
Darrin Stephens (Dick York/Dick Sargent)
Endora (Agnes Moorehead)

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errigan errigan 10 years
Samantha, played by Reese Witherspoon Darin, played by Jim Carrey Endora, played by Meryl Streep
hygienist999 hygienist999 10 years
Samantha = Sarah Paulson - from Studio 60, (Harriet) Darin = Rupert Everett - very british Endora = Bette Midler - she's over the top.
winnduvall winnduvall 10 years
Samanatha: Sienna Miller Darrin: Matt Dillon Endora: Jennifer Rhodes
yiddidea yiddidea 10 years
haha LilPeaPod! They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. ;)
chancleta chancleta 10 years
P.S. BrazilNut: Nice pick for Endora! Stockard Channing!
chancleta chancleta 10 years
I decided to go musician with my casting choices: Samantha: Christina Aguilera (1980) Darrin: Justin Timberlake (1981) Endora: Madonna (1958)
Rockstar1 Rockstar1 10 years
Samantha - Rachel McAdams Darrin - Adam Brody Endora - Merly Streep
brazilnut brazilnut 10 years
Samantha- Jenna Elfman Darren- David Schwimmer Endora- Stockard Channing
JessGugs JessGugs 10 years
Samantha: Julia Stiles Darren: Topher Grace Endora: Mary Tyler Moore
Punky21 Punky21 10 years
Samantha- Ashley Judd (in Ya Ya Sisterhood when her hair is long and blonde... so cute!) or Rachel McAdams Darren- Jim Carrey Endora- Maggie Smith
kristyrk kristyrk 10 years
Samantha -Jenny McCarthy Darrin- Jim Carrey Endora - Katerine Helmond (Mona!) I swear I'm normally not such a Biter, Yiddidea, but these answers were right on!!!
Jinx Jinx 10 years
And special guest appearances by Stacey Keach as Dr. Bombay, lol. ------------------------------------------------------ "If men could only know each other, they would neither idolize nor hate" Elbert Hubbard
wavemint wavemint 10 years
Samantha - Reese Witherspoon Darrin - Freddie Prinze Jr. Endora - Annette Bening
aras8218 aras8218 10 years
Reese Witherspoon=Samantha Jim Carrey=Darrin Shirley Mcclain=Endora
joytothehurled joytothehurled 10 years
Fun! Samantha: Kate Bosworth Darrin: Ashton Kutcher Endora: Annette Bening
kendallina kendallina 10 years
Samantha: Renee Zellweger Darren: Steve Carell Endora: Shirley McClaine
suemey suemey 10 years
samantha: Bryce Dallas Howard Darren: David Boreanaz or Eddie Kaye Thomas Endora: Kelly Bishop
breezy35 breezy35 10 years
Samantha: Reese Witherspoon Darren: Adam Brody Endora: Christine Baranski
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 10 years
Samantha Stephens - Sarah Jessica Parker Darrin Stephens - Matthew Broderick Endora - Doris Roberts
Jinx Jinx 10 years
Darren- Topher Grace Samantha- Anna Faris Endora - Imelda Staunton Larry- Dave Thomas ----------------------------------------------- "If men could only know each other, they would neither idolize nor hate" Elbert Hubbard
controlledspin controlledspin 10 years
[Hey - I was named after Samantha Stephens ;)] Samantha Stephens - Sarah Chalke (Elliot on Scrubs) Darrin Stephens - Freddie Prinze, Jr. Endora - Kim Cattrall
yiddidea yiddidea 10 years
How about a real life couple who could be really fun in these roles? Samantha - Jenny McCarthy Darrin - Jim Carey Endora - Katherine Helmond (Mona on Who's the Boss)
LesleyP825 LesleyP825 10 years
Samantha - Sara Michelle Gellar Darrin - Dane Cook Endora - Meryl Streep
blogsap blogsap 10 years
Samantha Stephens (Rachel McAdams) Darrin Stephens (Adam Brody) Endora (Madonna)
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