Fantasy Casting the Live Action ‘Archer’ Movie

Sterling Archer: Ian Somerhalder
Sterling Archer: Ian Somerhalder
Somerhalder has the looks, body, and baby blues to play Sterling Archer. He’s can kick major ass and has action experience. He is also the perfect blend of charmer and total d-bag on The Vampire Diaries. He’s not the comedic genius H. Jon Benjamin is but he can definitely deliver a punchline.
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Lana Kane: Zoe Saldana
Lana Kane: Zoe Saldana
Saldana is today's definitive sexy action star. She proved her mercenary skills with Colombiana and her extraterrestrial aptitude Star Trek. As far as comedy goes, she held her own with Bernie Mac in Guess Who.
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Malory Archer: Jessica Walter
Malory Archer: Jessica Walter
Okay, call this a cop out, but there is no one else to play Malory Archer. All Walter needs is a lace-front wig and a refill for her martini. In truth, her live action role as Lucille Bluth on Arrested Development isn't too different from her Archer character.
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Cheryl Tunt: Krysten Ritter
Cheryl Tunt: Krysten Ritter
Ritter is an amazing comedic actress. She is able to be ridiculously offensive while still keeping an effervescent air, just like Cheryl. Her role on Don’t Trust the B showed that she can handle the eccentric, free spending, fire-loving Cheryl. Plus, it would be startling to see the actress' trademark black locks hidden under a brown wig.
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Pam Poovey: Melissa McCarthy
Pam Poovey: Melissa McCarthy
McCarthy is a given for Pam. She can be filthy, gross, and still look great in business wear. Now that McCarthy is everywhere, we'd like to see her channel some of that iconic wackiness for Archer's most outrageous character.
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Cyril Figgis: Steve Carell
Cyril Figgis: Steve Carell
Carell is at his best when he's playing buttoned-up types, like Cyril, and is a master of ineptitude (re: his most famous role of Michael Scott on The Office). Plus, he could capture the awkward sexual charisma of the sex-addicted, well-endowed accountant.
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Ray Gilette:  Andrew Rannells
Ray Gilette: Andrew Rannells
Rannells has the great body and nasal voice of Ray Gilette. Plus he looks hilarious with a pencil mustache. On The New Normal and Girls he can be irritating but funny, snarky but sweet, and sexy but dorky... just like Ray.
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Dr. Algernop Krieger: Brett Gelman
Dr. Algernop Krieger: Brett Gelman
Gelman’s role on Go On proved he could play kooky enough to be the twisted ISIS scientist. He has a similar voice, beard, and can manage totally unhinged in a funny way... but with that odd "doctory" look.
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Woodhouse: Bill Murray
Woodhouse: Bill Murray
With a bit of makeup and his consistent comic dedication, Murray would be stellar as the geriatric Woodhouse. It would allow the actor to get back to his roots as the maniacal Carl Spackler, recounting Woodhouse's colorful glory days as he resents the lack of respect he's given.
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Barry Dylan: Ryan Reynolds
Barry Dylan: Ryan Reynolds
With a blonde wig and a prickish demeanor, Reynolds would be perfect for Archer baddie Barry Dylan. Considering the character's ego, it’s not too much of a stretch from his usual roles... except for the homicidal urges.
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Nikolai Jakov: Jeffrey Tambor
Nikolai Jakov: Jeffrey Tambor
Tambor does have a role on Archer (as Len Trexler), but we'd rather see him embody Malory's other friend-with-benefits (and Sterling's other potential father). So what if he won't be able to handle a Russian accent? The man's a comic powerhouse.
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Katya Kazanova: Emma Stone
Katya Kazanova: Emma Stone
Only the impossibly lovable Stone could thaw Sterling Archer's frozen heart. With her Amazing Spider-Man background, Stone could even handle Katya's super-spy action scenes.
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Brett Bunson Buckley: Adam Devine
Brett Bunson Buckley: Adam Devine
Somehow, Workaholics star Devine seems perfect for the sort of character whose claim to fame is being shot week after week (and delivering hilarious lines as he succumbs to injury).
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Bilbo: Zach Galifianakis
Bilbo: Zach Galifianakis
A snarky, incompetent control room operator who is obsessed with Lord of the Rings? ... yes, Galifianakis could really bring some major energy into this role. Plus, he's a bit of a dead ringer.
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Ron Cadillac: Henry Winkler
Ron Cadillac: Henry Winkler
Finally, Malory’s other love interest played by Walter's other Arrested Development admirer. Winkler would be able to make Ron Cadillac more than just a whining husband with his aptitude at playing both cool and pathetic characters so hilariously.
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