You’re Welcome, Josh Gad! Casting the Gilligan’s Island Movie with All Broadway Stars

December 19th, 2013 by

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The beloved TV show Gilligan’s Island will receive a fresh new makeover courtesy of The Book of Mormon’s Josh Gad. The Tony nominee is reuniting with his fellow 1600 Penn writers to adapt the classic sitcom into a feature film, which Gad will also star in. This idea sounds so super, we can’t help but think what it would be like if all the castaways were Broadway veterans. Check out our dream cast for the Gilligan’s Island movie.

Laura Benanti as Ginger

Laura Benanti as Ginger

Benanti can serve some of that 'Playboy Club' fierceness.

John Ellison Conlee as The Skipper

John Ellison Conlee as Skipper

Dick Latessa & Linda Lavin as Mr. and Mrs. Howell

Dick Latessa & Linda Lavin

Reunite the hilarious The Lyons co-stars to play the millionaire and his wife.

Norm Lewis as The Professor

Norm Lewis as the Professor

Laura Osnes as Mary Ann

Laura Osnes as Mary Ann

Can you imagine anyone sweeter to play the ultimate girl-next-door?