15 episodes

Introducing Typecast! The show where we cast our favourite books into film. Join us each episode as we dive back into our favourite books and attempt to cast their film adaptations, making great observations and our own unique suggestions along the way. It’s the novels you love like you’ve never heard them talked about before. From Rare Birds Book Club.
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Introducing Typecast! The show where we cast our favourite books into film. Join us each episode as we dive back into our favourite books and attempt to cast their film adaptations, making great observations and our own unique suggestions along the way. It’s the novels you love like you’ve never heard them talked about before. From Rare Birds Book Club.
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    Casting: Frederica

    Casting: Frederica

    In today's episode of Typecast our hosts cast Georgette Heyer's Regency romance Frederica. We discuss Rachel's love for Anne Hathaway, the merits of Matthew Goode vs Lee Pace and what it is that makes Heyer so brilliant.
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    • 38 min
    Casting: The Song of Achilles

    Casting: The Song of Achilles

    In today's episode of Typecast our hosts cast Madeline Miller's Orange Prize-winning novel The Song of Achilles. We discuss beautiful endings, why Achilles was basically a Greek celeb and how we all secretly know about the Trojan War from the Hollywood epic Troy.
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    • 37 min
    Recasting: Heathcliff

    Recasting: Heathcliff

    In today's episode of Typecast our hosts recast one of classic literature's most notorious bad boys: Heathcliff. We discuss our theory of where Heathcliff went while he was away, how we'd do a contemporary adaptation, and Brad Pitt's 'energy'.
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    • 44 min
    Casting: My Sister, The Serial Killer

    Casting: My Sister, The Serial Killer

    In today's episode of Typecast our hosts cast one of their favourites: Oyinkan Braithwaite's My Sister, The Serial Killer. We discuss our ideas for adaptations, Taye Diggs on Selling Sunset and the surprising parallels to Hollywood romcom 27 Dresses.
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    • 38 min
    Casting: Where The Crawdads Sing

    Casting: Where The Crawdads Sing

    In today's episode of Typecast our hosts cast Delia Owens's runaway bestseller Where The Crawdads Sing. We discuss the ending we got vs the ending we wanted, Rachel's LA run-in with Shailene Woodley, and Ansel Elgort's charity nudes.
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    • 38 min
    Casting: I've Got Your Number

    Casting: I've Got Your Number

    We’re back for season two with Sophie Kinsella’s hilarious rom com I’ve Got Your Number. We discuss why chick lit gets a bad rep, agree we’d watch Constance Wu in anything, and our thoughts turn once again to Aidan Turner. 
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    • 45 min

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