Hurt Locker star Jeremy Renner will produce and star in "Slingshot," based on Bill Caswell's BMW rally-underdog story. Renner's already pegged himself in the lead role, but what about other characters? Who should be cast in Slingshot, the Bill Caswell movie?
Using our own cinematic foresight, gleaned from years sitting in the dark, we've assembled a list of the film's natural characters. Now it's up to you to cast the roles. And here we go.
Bill Caswell to be played by Jeremy Renner
Characters yet to be cast:
Melanie - Caswell's fiancee, the love interest.
Ben Slocum - Caswell's part-blind, co-driver sidekick.
Bill Caswell's Mom - The lovely lady that let Caswell build his rally car in her Chicago garage.
Paul Donlin - Friend of Caswell, co-drove in rally Colorado.
Evil WRC official - There has to be some kind of antagonist, right?
Roberto Mendoza - Opposite of Evil WRC Official. He's the WRC guy who helped Caswell get into the race.
Pedro Mooninite - The guy who moons Caswell on day three. (By the way, this is our bet for the Caswell cameo)
Sam Smith - The guy who wrote the story but didn't actually believe in it... even though he helped build the car.
Ray Wert - The editor who believed in the story but didn't actually write it... and is only on this list because he signs the paychecks.
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