In Case Pacino Pulls Out, 10 People We’d Rather See Play Phil Spector Anyway

10/13/2010 12:50 PM |

As you may have heard, Al Pacino is set to portray murdering record producer/songwriter Phil Spector in a new HBO movie being written and directed by David Mamet. This seems like a sensible enough choice, I guess, as Pacino is growing battier and more murderous-seeming by the day. But still, there are loads of people we would have liked to see give it a whirl. With a little help from the art department, of course, here are ten of them.

Jack Nicholson
  • Jack Nicholson

Christopher Guest
  • Christopher Guest

James Franco
  • James Franco

Danny Devito
  • Danny Devito

Tilda Swinton
  • Tilda Swinton

Mickey Rourke
  • Mickey Rourke

Steve Albini
  • Steve Albini

Matt Leblanc
  • Matt Leblanc


Paul Reubens
  • Paul Reubens

Elton John
  • Elton John