Here the author picks the director and principal cast for a film adaptation of his novel:
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Hugh Jackman as Cangrande della Scala
Jake Gyllenhaal as Pietro Alaghieri
Cate Blanchett as Katerina della Scala
Robert Pattinson as Mariotto Montecchio
Chris Pratt as Antonio Capulletto
Anne Hathaway as Gianozza della Bella
Avery Brooks as Tharwat al-Dhamin
Stacy Keach as the Count of San Bonifacio
Ritchie Coster as Asdente
Peter O'Toole as Dante Alaghieri
Weir - did you see Master and Commander?
Jackman - because he, like Cangrande, is everything a man should be.
Hathaway - beautiful, but empty.
Brooks - he, too, is everything a man should be.
Keach - because he'd eat this role alive.
O'Toole - he's too old, but he would still be genius.
The Page 69 Test: The Master of Verona.