PR guru and branding expert Mark Borkowski said: "This is a final straight from central casting
- there is the wannabe, the geeky fellow and Mrs Middle England.
The gradual unfolding of each layer of betrayal and mistrust is skilfully done, and even if some of the characters have been brought in from central casting
, the overall effect is powerful and satisfying.
Only, instead of asking show-offs from central casting
to review TV shows, Big Box, Little Box asked them to review new consumer products.
This Westminster and Cambridgeeducated dad of three remains a party leader from central casting
If you want the politician from central casting
, it's just not me, it's the other guy.
Cannell's protagonists are American Phil Hill and his Ferrari teammate, Count Wolfgang von Trips, a German nobleman with a name and a manner plucked directly from central casting
Looking like thespians sent from central casting
for a 1950s civic sit-com, we have the Mayor of Bebington, Cllr RH Gill, laying the foundation stone of Bebington's new town hall (with some exemplary stone-cut lettering) and Mayoress Cllr Mrs BM Gill, on September 28, 1955, the 18th anniversary of receiving its borough charter
Fry is visiting a ramshackle club in the Queens borough of New York, surrounded by an array of Italian 'Good Fellas' straight from central casting
, when he asks about the bullet holes in the wall.
In fact, neo-conservative war hawk Michael Ledeen, an "Iran-Contra" figure notorious for his tight connections to shadowy individuals in the intelligence community, has whimsically suggested that "the CIA managed to recruit this guy from central casting
[to be] the perfect person to get the West to take the Iranian threat seriously.
Billy Procida also comes straight from Central Casting
but is better suited for the role of mischievous Dead End Kid.
Wolfgang Epple could have come from central casting
at a movie studio.
With military haircuts, glistening, hairless bodies, and corn-fed good looks, both appear to have been plucked from central casting
at Falcon Studios.
A high school valedictorian and successful businessman to boot, he seems culled from central casting
to serve as a paragon of gay male pro athletes.
The estranged urban landscape of crumbling brownstones, car repair shops, warehouses, and railway yards, is straight from central casting
, yet it also represents a frayed remnant of industrial New York that seems all the more precious as memories of Manhattan's working class origins are inexorably erased.
Fred Dalton Thompson, by contrast, is an authority figure from Central Casting