Posted by Ram on February 14, 2006, 4:22 am, in reply to "Re: Luke Cage" 188.8.131.52
Cage is not some "L7" school boy who hasn't been around the block. He is street wise and mature. Michael Clark Duncan would be the ideal actor for "Luke Cage - Power Man"!
--Previous Message-- : Michael Clark Duncan looks too old to play : Cage. In my opinion Henry Simmons is a : better choice. : : --Previous Message-- : Precisely *because* people have different : perceptions. : : Movies may use a current look, i.e. the one : from Black Panther, Cage, H4H and so on; : they may go with the original look; or they : may go another way altogether, as the X-Men : movies. : : Arvi Arad said he didn't do spandex in Blade : and so on because it looked stupid to put a : real person in an outfit like that. : : He might also think that, in 2006 or : whenever, that yellow shirt looked stupid. : : NA and Secret War did not go with any look : Cage ever had. Luke Cage never melted into : the background. That's blowing it as far as : I'm concerned. : : Henry Simmons would be better than Tyrese. : I'd rather have Michael Clark Duncan. We : know he has screen presence, that he can do : Luke Cage's attitude, and he's a reasonable : size at 6'5" and as heavy as 375 lbs. : : --Previous Message-- : : True, but if it is just a different : perception then how could the artist of : "NA and Secret Wars blew it" by : drawing him like he was drawn in the 70's : and 80's. : And why would you only include his history : in the late 80's early 90's if there : "is no reason for people who know his : history to forget it." : What about Henry Simmons from NYPD Blue how : do you think he would do as cage, I agree : that tyrese is too small for the part. : : --Previous Message-- : We all have our different perceptions. : : --Previous Message-- : : --Previous Message-- : That's what Luke Cage lukes like to me. It's : how he looked in the 90s. : I don't remember Luke looking like -that- in : the 90s. He's big, yeah, but he's not a : bodybuilder in level of cut-upped-ness. : : Luke Cage is not supposed to look like some : guy. He's huge. Just because NA and Secret : Wars blew it is no reason for people who : know his history to forget it. : : What about those of us who remember his : history back from the 70s and 80s? Luke was : a cool cat back in the day, but he wasn't : built like the Rhino. : : I agree, I looked through my collection of : cage comics and while he has always looked : big he has never looked like a professional : body builder. I will concede that in the : cage series in the '90's he did look body : builder big but that was more the artist : then anything, the captain and wonderman : were both the same size as cage when they : guest starred, wonderman even held cage up : with one hand by the neck while standing up : and cage was way smaller then the hulk or : the rhino. I think Henry Simmons from NYPD : Blue is exactly how cage should look. on one : episode simmons character was looking for a : kid on a basket ball court and I half : expected him to say "What's my : name?" : : : : : : : : :