Tilda Swinton Would “Absolutely” Play Conan, Plus Other Cross-Gender Casting Picks

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Because the world is awesome, when Conan O’Brien said that he’d like Tilda Swinton to play him in his inevitable TV movie, Tilda responded by saying, “I would just be only too happy. Yes, yes, yes, absolutely!” [NYMag.com]

Not only would that be the most amazing movie to ever be made, but it got us scheming about all the amazing possibilities there are for cross-gender casting. Think Cate Blanchett as Bob Dylan. Just think about how much more challenging a role would be with the additional task of mastering the physicality, voice, and mannerisms of a member of the opposite sex. Get ready for some celebrity cross-gender mash-ups.

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