For better or worse, Hollywood is really into remakes right now. But instead of viewing this trend as annoying and cynical, what if we really leaned into it and used it as an opportunity to rebuild the classics from scratch, making them even more perfect? It is in that spirit that MarieClaire.com presents Recasted, which dares to wonder, “Who would we want to see in this iconic film today?” Think of it as Fantasy Football mixed with your annual Oscar Pool.
It seems like lately Hollywood has been living in a teenage dream. I don’t mean the jarringly good hordes of talent who are indefinitely waiting in the wings of the A24 casting offices, ready with an acceptance speech, should the occasion call for it. (Lookin’ at you, Saoirse! You’ll get that Oscar, girl!)