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Friday, February 15th, 2013

Jason Reitman Is Staging an All-Female Live Reading of 'Glengarry Glenn Ross'

Filmmaker Jason Reitman (Up in the Air, Juno) is staging a live reading of the movie Glengarry Glenn Ross in LA with an all-female cast. It's the latest in a series of live readings of famous movies Reitman has held at LACMA, and like his all-black reading of Reservoir Dogs last year, this one switches switches up the dynamic by turning the all-male cast female. Here's who's reading what role:

Robin Wright – Ricky Roma (Al Pacino)
Catherine O’Hara – Shelley Levene (Jack Lemmon)
Maria Bello – Dave Moss (Ed Harris)
Allison Janney – George Aaronow (Alan Arkin)
Mae Whitman – John Williamson (Kevin Spacey)

No word on who's playing Alec Baldwin's character, but I'm sure it'll be somebody spectacular. The sold-out event is being held February 21st, but there'll be a waitlist line (via EW).

Hit the jump for cast listings from some of Reitman's previous live readings:

The Big Lebowski

Seth Rogen – Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski (Jeff Bridges)
Rainn Wilson – Walter Sobchak (John Goodman)
Hank Azaria – Donny Kerabatsos (Steve Buscemi), Karl Hungus (Peter Stormare), and Da Fino (Jon Polito)
Christina Hendricks – Maude Lebowski (Julianne Moore)
Jason Alexander – The Big Lebowski (David Huddleston)
Nick Kroll – Jesus Quintana (John Turturro), Jackie Treehorn (Ben Gazzara), and one of the nihilists
Fred Savage – Brandt (Philip Seymour Hoffman), Smokey (Jimmie Dale Gilmore), and one of the nihilists
Catherine Reitman – Bunny Lebowski (Tara Reid)
Sam Elliott – The Stranger (Sam Elliott)

Manhattan

Stephen Merchant – Isaac Davis (Woody Allen)
Olivia Munn - Mary Wilkie (Diane Keaton)
Fred Savage – Yale Pollack (Michael Murphy)
Shailene Woodley – Tracy (Mariel Hemmingway)
Erika Christensen – Jill Davis (Meryl Streep)
Mae Whitman – Emily Pollack (Anne Byrne)
Jason Mantzoukas – Dennis (Michael O'Donoghue)

The Breakfast Club

Jennifer Garner – Claire Standish (Molly Ringwald)
James Van Der Beek – Andy Clark (Emilio Estevez)
Mindy Kaling – Allison Reynolds (Ally Sheedy)
Patton Oswalt – Brian Johnson (Anthony Michael Hall)
Aaron Paul – Johnny Bender (Judd Nelson)
J.K. Simmons – Carl the Janitor (John Kapelos)
Michael Chiklis – Mr. Vernon (Paul Gleason)

The Princess Bride

Paul Rudd – Westley (Cary Elwes)
Mindy Kaling – Buttercup (Robin Wright)
Cary Elwes – Prince Humperdinck (Chris Sarandon)
Patton Oswalt – Vizzini (Wallace Shawn)
Kevin Pollak – Miracle Max (Billy Crystal)
Goran Visjnic – Inigo Montoya (Mandy Patinkin)
Bill Fagerbaake – Fezzick (Andre the Giant)
Nick Kroll – Count Rugen (Christopher Guest)
Rob Reiner – The Grandfather (Peter Falk)
Fred Savage – The Grandson (Fred Savage)

Ghostbusters

Seth Rogen – Peter Venkman (Bill Murray)
Jack Black – Raymond Stantz (Dan Aykroyd)
Rainn Wilson – Egon Spengler (Harold Ramis)
Phil LaMarr – Winston Zeddemore (Ernie Hudson)
Kristen Bell – Dana Barrett (Sigourney Weaver)
Paul Rust – Louis Tully (Rick Moranis)
Mae Whitman – Janine Melnitz (Annie Potts)
Kevin Pollak – Walter Peck (William Atherton)
Paul Scheer – The guy taking the psychic test at the start

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  • Luke

    Well, if he's doing the play of "Glengarry", Alec Baldwins part isn't in that. It was written specifically for the film version. It might not be in there.

    • http://twitter.com/bradfordevans Bradford Evans

      It's the movie version.

  • http://www.facebook.com/larry.getlen Larry Getlen

    Does he record these at all – audio, video, whatever – so the rest of the world can share in the awesomeness at some point?

  • ino

    Man, I made a joke about working on an all female version of this titled Glensherry Gelnn Close like a year ago in a comment on this site. Guess I should take myself more seriously.