I’ve been planning a War & Peace fancast since before I started the actual book! I’ve been playing around with casting ideas in my head for months now, so I’m really pleased I finally sat down and put it all together.
There were some characters who just jumped out at me and I immediately knew who I wanted to cast for them. However, I thought I should wait until I had finished reading the novel. Then I was struggling to cast a particular pair of characters so I set it aside again. But I’ve had some casting epiphanies again recently, and now I have my cast!
Now, obviously, I couldn’t possibly include every single character in War and Peace (I mean, I could, but I don’t want to). There are going to be some important characters missing (for example, Denisov) because I just didn’t have any particularly inspired casting thoughts about them. Then there are other characters who may seem minor but whose castings jumped out at me.
So let’s get started! Continue reading “Fancast: War and Peace”