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From: "Dennis King" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sunday, May 16, 2004 4:34 PM
Subject: actor to play CC?
> Dess imm·ríadam dúib!
> I haven't seen "Troy", the movie, but it got me wondering.
> If Holywood made an epic screen version of "Táin Bó Cúailnge",
> who would play Cú Chulainn? Remember he is described at the
> time of the Táin as having reached "lána a shecht mblíadnai
> deac", and he is said to be small, dark, and "amul(ch)ach".
> And how about Medb?
> Would there be Táin action figures at McD's as a spin-off?
> If all this speculation sounds frivolous, just think what
> a boost it could give to more serious popular interest in
> the Táin, the Ulster Cycle, and OI literature in general!