We see plenty of remakes these days, but does Hollywood really get its casting right?
Classic Films in the Present Day takes an analytical look at which of today’s stars would be best placed to replace the Hollywood legends if these six classic movies were remade today.
We took the age and experience of actors from classic films to compare them with the actors at similar stages of their career today.
Calculating the average Rotten Tomatoes film rating of the actors in classic films at the point they starred in the role, we compared those against today’s top actors, alongside total award wins and nominations in all categories.
Using IMDB’s genre tags, we examined each classic actor’s career, by genre, and compared them against today’s top actors at the current stage of their careers.