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Re: Matt Damon to play Carroll Shelby in up-coming movie
« Reply #15 on: June 21, 2018, 11:46:00 AM »
Whatever happened with the movie that was supposed to have Tom Cruise playing Carroll?  Or is this it with a different cast?  I think Damon is a better choice than Cruise.

I think they will use Tom C yo pkay CS when he was at the age of 12 to 15 years old....
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Re: Matt Damon to play Carroll Shelby in up-coming movie
« Reply #16 on: June 21, 2018, 11:46:40 AM »
Matthew McConaughey . Raised in Texas. Tall and thin. Let's write to the casting director.

The script that was presented at the SAAC convention a few years ago probably didn't met with Ford's approval because it made Ford management look bad for imposing the side by side photo finish, even though it screw Ken Miles out of winning all big three races in '65. We know this weighed heavily on Shelby's mind because he talked about it in his later years. It's hardly a secret.

I wish the producers would see that story is a much more compelling one than a rah rah documentary about the USA beating Ferrari.

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Re: Matt Damon to play Carroll Shelby in up-coming movie
« Reply #17 on: June 21, 2018, 12:08:56 PM »
Here are my suggestions as to who should be cast to play Carroll Shelby.

For his younger years:  Andrew Garfield





Later in life: Sam Elliot

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Re: Matt Damon to play Carroll Shelby in up-coming movie
« Reply #18 on: June 21, 2018, 12:21:27 PM »
I say Robert  Duvall for old Carroll..He does “crusty” well and is excellent with accents... ???

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Re: Matt Damon to play Carroll Shelby in up-coming movie
« Reply #19 on: June 21, 2018, 12:23:04 PM »
Sam Elliot....+1

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Re: Matt Damon to play Carroll Shelby in up-coming movie
« Reply #20 on: June 21, 2018, 12:49:18 PM »
Here are my suggestions as to who should be cast to play Carroll Shelby.

For his younger years:  Andrew Garfield





Later in life: Sam Elliot



agree sam for the mature CS but sticking to my guns in tom c yo play him growing up in his early years 12 to 15 years old...
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Re: Matt Damon to play Carroll Shelby in up-coming movie
« Reply #21 on: June 21, 2018, 12:49:54 PM »
So Ben Kingsley for Ken Miles(The Hawk)?He certainly has “the beak “for it....

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Re: Matt Damon to play Carroll Shelby in up-coming movie
« Reply #22 on: June 21, 2018, 01:11:06 PM »
Does Matt Damon even know who Carroll Shelby was?

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Re: Matt Damon to play Carroll Shelby in up-coming movie
« Reply #23 on: June 21, 2018, 01:15:20 PM »
Does Matt Damon even know who Carroll Shelby was?

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Re: Matt Damon to play Carroll Shelby in up-coming movie
« Reply #24 on: June 21, 2018, 01:27:36 PM »
Does Matt Damon even know who Carroll Shelby was?

better yet besides us, does anyone know who CS is....
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Re: Matt Damon to play Carroll Shelby in up-coming movie
« Reply #25 on: June 21, 2018, 01:50:07 PM »
My vote would have been Gary Busey!!

He certainly has the big teeth, lol!

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Re: Matt Damon to play Carroll Shelby in up-coming movie
« Reply #26 on: June 21, 2018, 01:52:16 PM »
My vote would have been Gary Busey!!

He certainly has the big teeth, lol!



not only good looking he also has a very expressive personality !
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Re: Matt Damon to play Carroll Shelby in up-coming movie
« Reply #28 on: June 21, 2018, 02:07:22 PM »
Damon = Tool

yes but he drives a lincoln.....

Does he?

why yes with his trusty limo driver marco lorenzo marcabuta
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Re: Matt Damon to play Carroll Shelby in up-coming movie
« Reply #29 on: June 21, 2018, 02:28:59 PM »
+1 for Sam Elliott.  I was thinking he would be a good actor for this role even before his name up in this thread!

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