FanCast: Which Actor Should Play Santa Claus That Hasn’t Yet?

Tim Allen. Ed Asner. Fred Astaire. Richard Attenborough. Jim Broadbent. Tom Hanks. Leslie Nielsen. Mickey Rooney. William Shatner. Robert Wagner. The list goes on and on for actors who have portrayed actors in live-action or animation. Kurt Russell is set to join the list, as he has signed on to portray ole Saint Nick in an upcoming Christmas film for Netflix.

With that said, I thought I’d be interesting to hear from you who you think should play Santa Claus (who hasn’t already).

My Pick: Daniel Day-Lewis

Daniel Day-Lewis in ‘Lincoln’

Yes, I know he is retiring. But if there is any actor that could pull off a convincing Santa and make you believe that he existed (which he totally does) it would be Day-Lewis. Don’t act like you wouldn’t want to see this film. It would be a sight to behold. Plus, that film would be a total Oscar contender. Maybe another remake of Miracle on 34th Street is in store?

That’s my FanCast for Santa Claus. What’s yours?