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Bringing Up Baby

The Spokane PBS station is playing one of the greatest romantic-comedies of all time, Bringing Up Baby starring Katharine Hepburn as Susan and Cary Grant as David tonight. If it was ever remade (even though a remake would be a pale comparison), I can't help but picture Keira Knightley in the Katharine Hepburn role. The tough part is trying to figure out who would be Cary Grant?

Hepburn was 31 when the movie came out, which surprised me because she looks at least 10 years younger, in my opinion. Must be the magic of black and white movies, or the immaturity of her character.

I <3 Cary Grant, too. I don't think I've ever seen a bad Cary Grant movie. Charade is one of my favorites. Lucky bastard starred opposite Audrey Hepburn, too. The story took place in Paris, so it's interesting to watch after having visited The City of Light. The last time I saw it I said "I've been there" more than once. Notre Dame has been nicely cleaned and renovated since 1963.

In 1955, Grant starred in Alfred Hitchcock's To Catch a Thief, co-starring another film beauty, Grace Kelly. Miss Kelly would become Princess Grace a year later after marrying Prince Rainier of Monaco, where To Catch a Thief was filmed.

Anyway, Cary Grant.... Does anyone have any good ideas on who could fill his shoes in a remake of Bringing Up Baby?
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Sadly... no. I don't know of any modern day actor that could do romantic comedy sans slapstick, except P Brosnan and G Clooney and I don't think they're in the age demographic you mean.
I only just now thought of Josh Hartnett as a possibility for the role. He's good at physical comedy as well as stutter about and being swept up by the whirlwind created by a character like Susan.

Slight bias there on my part. Josh is from my home state of Minnesota, so I always feel a loyalty for the Local Boy. :)