The paperback edition of The Tiger and the Wolf is now on the shelves, and so I’m following my own recent tradition of dream-casting the not-at-all-happening movie of the film.Shadows of the Apt and Children of Time, would have difficulty translating to screen, I think – the former because of the high-concept axioms of the fantasy work, Art, Aptitude and the like, the latter because half the action takes place amongst giant spiders who communicate via interpretive dance. Tiger & Wolf, however, like Guns of the Dawn, feels more screen-ready. With sufficient budget to cover the transformations it could actually be a thing.

I’ll be doing a Spiderlight casting call soon enough, so any suggestions welcome.

Here we go, anyway: on with the casting.

maniye devery jacobshesprec sidney poitierakrit rodney a grantManiye – Devery Jacobs, Hesprec Essen Skese – Sidney Poitier, Akrit Stone River – Rodney A Grant

kalameshli wes studiBroken Axe martin sensmeieraritchaka purva bediKalameshli Takes Iron – Wes Studi, Broken Axe – Martin Sensmeier, Aritchaka – Purva Bedi

asmander raleigh ritchieshyri priyanka chopravenat lawrence makoareAsmander – Raleigh Ritchie, Shyri – Priyanka Chopra, Venat – Lawrence Makoare

loud thunder branscombe richmondmother elaine mileslone mountain gil birminghamLoud Thunder – Branscombe Richmond, Mother – Elaine Miles, Lone Mountain – Gil Birmingham

amiyen shatters oak alex ricesmiles without teeth michael horsealladai riz ahmedAmiyen Shatters Oak – Alex Rice, Smiles Without Teeth – Michael Horse, Alladai – Riz Ahmed

two heads zahn mcclarnonquiet when loud lisaraye mccoyjoalpey sakina jaffreyTwo Heads Talking – Zahn McClarnon, Quiet When Loud – LisaRaye McCoy, Joalpey – Sakina Jaffrey

serpent girl quvenzhane walliesyellow claw david midthundergrey herald lou diamond phillipsSerpent Girl –  Quvenzhané Wallis, Yellow Claw – David Midthunder, Grey Herald – Lou Diamond Philips

Thanks to contributors on Facebook, especially Femke Giesolf.

For your ease of reference, if you want to compare and contrast, my previous casting calls are here:

Empire in Black and Gold

Dragonfly Falling, Blood of the Mantis, Salute the Dark

Scarab Path, Sea Watch, Heirs of the Blade, Air War, War Master’s Gate, Seal of the Worm

Guns of the Dawn

Children of Time.

 

 

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