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Now that the baseball season is over, what better timing for this post? Well, better late than never, I suppose. But it's tradition by this point, so bear with me. I wanted to get this done before any more sports start in this town.

Of all the "Pittsburgh Pirates: the Movie" casting calls I've done over the years, this one has been by far the most difficult, due mostly to the ever-changing roster this season (I've literally worked on it on and off for months). Gone are some longstanding combos (Jack Wilson/Steve-O, Adam LaRoche/Hans Klopek), but I've mixed in some new with some old, and this is the result. I'm still holding out that one of these days, this film will actually get made.

And now...Pittsburgh Pirates: the Movie IV

Pitcher Denny Bautista - Rapper Method Man

SS Ronny Cedeno - actor Wilmer Valderrama

Pitcher Jesse Chavez - former Pirate John Candelaria

Matt Capps - Shrek

Catcher Ryan Doumit - actor David Keith

Pitcher Phil Dumatrait - American Idol's David Cook

Pitcher Joel Hanrahan - White Sox pitcher Freddy Garcia

Pitcher Craig Hansen - actor Eric Balfour

Pitcher Kevin Hart -actor Seth Green

Catcher Jason Jaramillo - a young Lou Ferrigno

OF Garrett Jones - singer Justin Timberlake

IF Andy LaRoche - Garth Brooks alter ego Chris Gaines

Pitcher Paul Maholm - comedian Nick Swarsdon

OF Andrew McCutchen - incarcerated WR Plaxico Burress

Pitcher Evan Meek - actor Patrick Renna

OF Lastings Milledge - Chris Rock in CB4

OF Brandon Moss - Landon from Real Word/Road Rules Duel

Pitcher Ross Ohlendorf - former Pirate Jim Gott

Pitcher Tyler Yates - rapper Bubba Sparxxx

2B Delwyn Young - former Pirate Ian Snell

Owner Bob Nutting - Redskins owner Daniel Snyder

President Frank Coonelly - actor Ray Liotta

GM Neal Huntington - a young Ron Howard

John Russell - "Coach", Craig T. Nelson

Announcer Greg Brown - Sesame Street's Guy Smiley

Announcer John Wehner - Bill Cowher

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Charlie Hildbold said...

Amazing...Cedeno and Doumit were great

jmarinara said...

ok, I'll kick off this comment with my obligatory "who cares?" because this is after all a post about the bucs. And it's a post about the bucs a day before we raise a banner in a certain arena over a giant sheet of ice, and two days before the most important game of the year thus far for our favorite football team.

But now that that is out of the way. . .

I love that the McCutchen actor was wearing a Yankees cap. Fitting huh?

BurressWithButterflywings said...

'Andrew McCutchen actor' aka Plaxico Burress

I personally loved Ron Howard as Neil Huntington, i have been calling him Opie since he came here

bohica said...

craig t. nelson gave an oscar worthy performance in the skulls.

that guy is a cinematic icon.

Chip said...

You forgot this one:

Your typical average Pirate fan =

Broke But Still Drinking said...

I'd take the movie roster over the real team in an actual game.