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    ...our guys? If you watch the show Bloodline on Netflix then I think you will agree the actor who plays Kevin has got to be a top pick for Mike!
    Who you got for the rest?




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    Okay, I'll play. I'll preface this by saying that I'm thinking in terms of who could play them in, say, an adaptation of Van Halen Rising, or otherwise in their heyday. So, going for people who can play in their twenties:

    As Eddie Van Halen, Game of Thrones' Kit Harington:



    As David Lee Roth, Neighbors' Zac Efron:



    As Alex Van Halen, Mad Max: Fury Road's Nicholas Hoult:



    As Michael Anthony, Pitch Perfect's Adam DeVine:



    Can you guys see it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hamnerhead View Post
    Okay, I'll play. I'll preface this by saying that I'm thinking in terms of who could play them in, say, an adaptation of Van Halen Rising, or otherwise in their heyday. So, going for people who can play in their twenties:

    As Eddie Van Halen, Game of Thrones' Kit Harington:



    As David Lee Roth, Neighbors' Zac Efron:



    As Alex Van Halen, Mad Max: Fury Road's Nicholas Hoult:



    As Michael Anthony, Pitch Perfect's Adam DeVine:



    Can you guys see it?

    Good call on Efron. Never thought of him as Dave but I think he could pull it off.
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    I think Jeff Bridges as Sammy is a no brainer.


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    I was thinking Bette Midler for Sam...
    I don't always listen to hard rock, but when I do, I prefer Van Halen. Stay Frosty my friends.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Get The Show On The Road View Post
    I was thinking Bette Midler for Sam...
    Expected. I'll pass on this one.

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    The most important thing is to cast an actor for Ed that can teach the actor who plays Mike how to emote.

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    I used to hate Efron because I was in middle school and that's who all the girls were into but I've come to absolutely love him as a comedic actor last in the last year or two.

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    Oh, what the hell.


    Ron Livingston as Edward Van Halen


    Gary Cole as David Lee Roth


    John C Mcginley as Alex Van Halen


    Diedrich Bader as Micheal Anthony

    And in a critically applauded dual performance


    Stephen Root as Sammy Hagar

    And


    Stephen Root as Ray Daniels

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Van Roth View Post
    ...our guys? If you watch the show Bloodline on Netflix then I think you will agree the actor who plays Kevin has got to be a top pick for Mike!
    Who you got for the rest?


    The first thing I thought of from the instant he appeared on screen in season 1..."DAMN, this guy could be Michael Anthony's cousin!"
    He's a Broadway guy, too, so I'm sure he could do Mikey proud hitting those harmonies.

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    Gary Busey as Eddie Van Halen?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 5150 View Post


    Gary Busey as Eddie Van Halen?
    Roth show era Dave, maybe.
    ...Zero Discipline

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    Glen Close reprising her role from Fatal Attraction as Sammy.

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    Back in the day, Bob Golic was the closest look a like to Mike



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