At 21:03 17/05/2004, you wrote:
>Could any of the actors you've suggested manage to convincingly
>portray a beardless seventeen-year-old?
Cilian Murphy could
> What I have in mind is
>a buff Frodo Baggins with human feet and lots of attitude. ;-)
>>Do you think Troy will have everyone re-reading Homer?
>Hardly, but on a global scale the film will entice several thousand
>new readers, I imagine, and create few score new seriously fanatic
>Homerophiles. A big screen Táin, or even a cheesy made-for-TV movie,
>could do no worse. "Better bad publicity than no publicity at all!"