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Who Would You Cast In a Live-Action Jetsons Movie?

Who Would You Cast In a Live-Action Jetsons Movie?

Kanye West is making the rounds again claiming that he's the creative director for a live-action Jetsons movie that's currently (sort-of, kind-of, not really) in development. Beyond the fact that "creative director" isn't actually the title for a job on any movie — but something you'd find at an advertising agency — consider this retrofuture blogger skeptical that a Jetsons movie will ever see the light of day.

But that being said, it's still fun to imagine who might be cast in a movie about the world's most famous family from the future.

Over at Entertainment Weekly they've taken a couple guesses at who might be good for each role — along with a strange, fictionalized response from Kanye West. But I have two issues with the EW list: 1) They SKIPPED JANE! and 2) You can't cast a human to play Rosey. It's unnatural. Rosey is a robot and will be played by a robot. End of discussion.

However, a lot of things feel right about the EW list. I think their choice of Ty Burrell (Phil Dunphy on ABC's "Modern Family") is perfect for George. And Bob Hoskins as Mr. Spacely is a great pick. But while Elle Fanning is a fine actress, I'm not sure she's right for the role of Judy.

So who do you think should be cast in each of these flesh-and-blood retro-futuristic roles? Let me just stress again that I don't think this movie is actually going to get off the ground anytime soon. But we can dream!

Image: Screenshot of a "Jetsons" DVD and Getty Images

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