Total Recall remake rounds up potential female leads

Eva Mendes is in the running

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With Total Recall getting ready to re-enter cinemas next summer, casting for the reboot has kicked up a notch.

Colin Farrell has been confirmed as the movie's Arnie replacement, so director Len Wiseman has now set his sights on a collection of young actresses who this week are reading for two of the lead female roles.

Quaid’s wife Lori (originally played by Sharon Stone in the 1990 Arnie film) and feisty Mars resident Melinda (Rachel Ticotin) are both in need of casting.

According to Deadline, a number of big name actresses are reading for both roles, including Kate Bosworth and Diane Kruger for Lori, and Eva Mendes, Paula Patton, Jessica Biel and Eva Green for Melinda.

Frail Bosworth and generally-meek Kruger seem like odd choices, considering both Lori and Melinda are considerable ball-busters.

Mendes we can definitely see as Melinda, but Lori demands an actress who can pull off both the conniving and physical aspects of the character. More when we get it...

Recall? Or recommend? Who do you think should play the leads in the remake? Drop your thoughts below...

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    • Ali1748

      Mar 23rd 2011, 17:06

      Please tell me Eva is trying out for the role of the woman with three breasts ?

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    • TheEnigma

      Mar 24th 2011, 11:03

      I'd like Charlize Theron or Scarlett Johannson as Lori, n i think Eva has Melinda in the bag after seeing picture above^^... Still not so sure about Colin Farrell though, wish it was a mega-beefy, intimidating dude like Arnold was... Most wrestlers can't act though... (actually, why wasn't The Rock cast!!!)...

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    • munial

      Mar 24th 2011, 13:53

      gosh I hate to be a pedant but the characters name was Melina...

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    • Chevelle

      Mar 24th 2011, 20:56

      I think the Rock would have been awesome instead of Colin Farrell!! Can actually act now and has the build to match Arnie...

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    • Chevelle

      Mar 24th 2011, 20:57

      I think the Rock would have been awesome instead of Colin Farrell!! Can actually act now and has the build to match Arnie...

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