18 & Over Book Blogger Follow #14: Cast Your Current Read!

24 Jun

18 & Over Book Blogger Follow is a weekly feature that runs over the weekend, hosted by Crystal from one of my favourite blog sites, Reading Between the Wines.

Question of the Week If your current read was made into a movie who would you cast as the characters?

I’m a bit late with this one, but I’ve just finished reading Irish Captive Moon, by Sandi Layne (review to come), and I had definite pictures in my head as I read of who I would cast.

Set in the eighth century A.D., the story is about Charis, a pale-haired Irish healer with just a touch of magic about her, who is abducted by Vikings who raid her village.

All the way through I pictured Emilia Clarke from Game of Thrones as Charis, only with her very white Targaryan hair, of course. She’s dirty in this picture, which is exactly how I imagined Charis as she is dragged off on the longboat to Norway and then forced to work as a slave.

Agnarr, the Viking who abducts her – and who I know I liked more than I should have – worshipped Thor and had a hammer charm on a rope around his neck, so I immediately saw him as Chris Hemsworth *sigh*

I’ve seen Thor a dozen times and would watch it every day – alternating with The Avengers when it comes out on Blu-ray – if I could. Maybe it was because I pictured him that I liked Agnarr so much 😉

Finally, there’s Cowan, an Irish prince with a knack for languages who is captured but later freed by the Vikings, and becomes Charis’s friend. I know he’s not Irish, but I pictured Alex Skarsgard in this role, only with a beard. He has the height and bearing of a prince, don’t you think?

What are you reading at the moment, and who would you cast? Leave a comment below or link up HERE to follow the meme.


4 Responses to “18 & Over Book Blogger Follow #14: Cast Your Current Read!”

  1. Amanda the Book Slayer June 25, 2012 at 2:46 pm #

    I have not read this book but I love the cast you picked. I would go see the movie just for them. ;o)

  2. Tamie June 26, 2012 at 12:15 am #

    I’ve nominated you for the Lovely Blog Award because your blog is one of my faves. http://bookishtemptations.com/2012/06/25/the-lovely-blog-award/

  3. Crystal (@RBtWBC) June 29, 2012 at 3:41 am #

    Oh my goodness, even though I haven’t heard of this book I LOVE all of your picks for it! I agree with Amanda ^ above. LOL
    Thanks for participating and sorry I’m so late!


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