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Old 06-11-2018, 01:21 PM
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Talking Sense8 Cast in a Babylon 5 Reboot - The Game

Sense8 Cast in a Babylon 5 Reboot – The Game

This is a little game for those of us whom have seen both Babylon 5 and Sense8, but feel free to make choices even if you have no idea who these characters are. LOL

I am going to use non-gender specific labels for each character. Pick which of these you feel would work best in each role. (I’m not going to lie – there are certain people I feel are perfect for these roles. They are usually the first name listed if I feel that is true. And, yes, it will become obvious who some of my favorites are, but I also took into consideration a desire to see them tackle the role and if I thought they could pull the role off. I also tried to think outside the box on most of them.)

Delenn

A. Freema Agyeman
B. Daryl Hannah
C. Brian J. Smith
D. Toby Onwumere
E. Chichi Seii

Sinclair
A. Doona Bae
B. Freema Agyeman
C. Naveen Andrews
D. Alfonso Herrera
E. Purab Kohli

Sheridan if necessary

A. Doona Bae
B. Miguel Angel Silvestre
C. Chichi Seii
D. Purab Kohli
E. Alfonso Herrera
F. Ness Bautista

Ivanova

A. Terrence Mann
B. Freema Agyeman
C. Erendira Ibarra
D. Ness Bautista
E. Tuppence Middleton
F. Toby Onwumere
G. Miguel Angel Silvestre

Franklin

A. Jamie Clayton
B. Doona Bae
C. Naveen Andrews
D. Tuppence Middleton
E. Mumbi Maina
F. Chichi Seii

Garibaldi

A. Daryl Hannah
B. Naveen Andrews
C. Tina Desai
D. Ki-Chan Lee
E. Purab Kohli
F. Paul Ogola
G. Tuppence Middleton

Londo

A. Freema Agyeman
B. Naveen Andrews
C. Daryl Hannah
D. Paul Ogola

Character who fills the gap left by G’Kar

A. Naveen Andrews
B. Terrence Mann
C. Doona Bae
D. Daryl Hannah
E. Alfonso Herrera

Vir

A. Max Mauff
B. Freema Agyeman
C. Toby Onwumere
D. Michael X. Sommers

Lennier

A. Max Riemelt
B. Tuppence Middleton
C. Brian J. Smith
D. Tina Desai
E. Mumbi Maina

Na’Toth

A. Jamie Clayton
B. Tina Desai
C. Paul Ogola
D. Michael X. Sommers

Winters/Alexander or Both

A. Miguel Angel Silvestre
B. Tina Desai
C. Max Riemelt
D. Brian J. Smith
E. Erendira Ibarra
F. Tuppence Middleton
G. Mumbi Maina

Allen

A. Michael X. Sommers
B. Erendira Ibarra
C. Terrence Mann
D. Paul Ogola
E. Ness Bautista
F. Max Mauff

Cole

A. Paul Ogola
B. Freema Agyeman
C. Purab Kohli
D. Ki-Chan Lee
E. Tuppence Middleton
F. Miguel Angel Silvestre

Lochley

A. Purab Kohli
B. Brian J. Smith
C. Ness Bautista
D. Daryl Hannah
E. Max Riemelt

Morden

A. Alfonso Herrera
B. Terrence Mann
C. Tina Desai
D. Erendira Ibarra
E. Purab Kohli

And last, but not least BESTER

A. Chichi Seii
B. Ki-Chan Lee
C. Alfonso Herrera
D. Daryl Hannah
E. Naveen Andrews
F. Miguel Angel Silvestre



(I think Terrence Mann is an interesting choice as an older and more experienced twist on Ivanova.)

(I know Mumbi Maina wasn’t in the show that much, but I just love her. I did add many secondary characters because I loved what they did in Sense8 so much.)

(I really didn’t even want to mention Ki-Chan Lee and Chichi Seii until I got to Bester, but as I was thinking about the characters I realized there were other interesting places to plug in those two actors. Chichi Seii just made me think of mother, which led me to think of the Psi Corps and what a great Bester she would be. As we saw in Sense8, Ki-Chan Lee just played evil so well that it would be great to put him in Bester’s place. Unfortunately, in the case of Lee and many of the actors, I don’t know if their age would sell as some of these characters. Age aside I still think these are interesting choices.)

AND PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ADD YOUR OWN CHOICES TO THE LISTS.
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Old 06-12-2018, 01:04 AM
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This is cool.

I'd have my reservations about Doona Bae in a lead role with a lot of dialogue. I think she's ace, but even in the finale I struggled to understand some of her lines as a native English speaker. She'd need some intensive dialogue training, or deliver it in her native tongue.

TBH, I'd love to see Terrence Mann as Sinclair! Or Naveen Andrews as a second choice.

I have a few other thoughts on those that would fit certain roles well:

Londo - Alfonso Herrera - He has the poise and depth to play the role.
Vir - Miguel Angel Silvestre - He has that lightness about him, and I think he could carry a bumbling, yet conscientious character well.

Delenn - Daryl Hannah, can't think of anyone else on the cast with the required acting chops.

Bester - Naveen Andrews, I think he could do a great bad guy.

Garibaldi - Max Riemelt

I'm not too inspired by the rest of the cast in this context.
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Old 06-13-2018, 12:06 PM
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I have to admit I am kind of surprised this didn't attract more responses.
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I'm not very good at this but randomly:

Na'Toth: Freema Agyeman

Delenn: Doona Bae

Sheridan: Brian J. Smith

Vir: Toby Onwumere

Londo: Paul Ogola

Sinclair: Naveen Andrews

Marcus: Miguel Angel Silvestre

Ivanova: Erendira Ibarra

Lennier: Tina Desai

Maybe more later....
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I'm not very good at this but randomly:

Marcus: Miguel Angel Silvestre

Maybe more later....
How did I not think of this!? Excellent casting Jan!
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Delenn
Doona Bae

Sinclair
Naveen Andrews

Sheridan if necessary
Alfonso Herrera

Ivanova
Tina Desai

Franklin
Jamie Clayton

Garibaldi
Terrence Mann

Londo
Freema Agyeman

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