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Let’s Cast the Walt Disney Biopic

Who needs the Disney Company! We’ve already got the movie poster for a biopic about Walt Disney so we may as well go ahead and cast the movie. That’s what Cartoon Brew reader Ron Yavnieli did in the comments section yesterday. Below are his novel casting choices for the likes of Roy Disney, Ub Iwerks, Margaret Winkler, Fred Moore, Bill Tytla, Art Babbitt, Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston and others. Share your dream cast in the comments.

Roy O. Disney :: Joel David Moore
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Ub Iwerks :: Tarran Killam
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Charles Mintz :: Jeremy Piven
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Margaret Winkler :: Samantha Morton
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Fred Moore :: Sam Huntington
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Ward Kimball :: Chris Diamantopoulos
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Bill Tytla :: Kevin Dillon
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Art Babbitt :: Don Swayze (Apparently, Swayze has already committed to this non-existent film. Ron wrote in the comments, “I’ve met him in person and he looks just like a young Art Babbitt. I told him that in fact and said he should try to play Art Babbitt in a biopic. He seemed open to the idea once I explained who Art Babbitt was and his contribution to history.”)
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Marc Davis :: David Cross
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Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston :: Jason Bateman and Jon Cryer
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Shamus Culhane :: Kevin Connolly
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Bill Peet :: Topher Grace
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