• Thu, Jul 29 2010

Casting ‘Babysitters Club: The Movie’

Kids’ book-turned-movie Beezus & Ramona opened this past weekend to less-than-stellar box office results, coming in a dismal sixth place. Even The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, starring Nic Cage’s cheapest toupee, did better.

It got us thinking about another iconic book series from our childhood we think would be a huge hit on the big screen. That’s right, The Babysitter’s Club. Yes, OK, it’s been made into a TV movie or two, but let’s be honest – those don’t really count.

**A note on our picks: Reading BSC at 8 years old, the characters seemed, like, sooo grown-up. As such, our picks skew older than the middle school demographic. But hey, this is Hollywood – you can be a teen well into your twenties!

After the jump, our dream cast for the flick…

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  • Alana

    I say Sue (from The Middle) has a role somewhere, she is total geek which is always how I envisioned Mallory. Girl above is too good looking!

  • hazelk

    The Baby-Sitters Club (1995) was a hit on the big screen (not a TV movie) and starred such names as Rachel Leigh Cook, Larisa Oleynik, and even Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn.

  • Blair

    The Baby Sitters Club was actually made into a feature length film in 1995 and was distributed in theaters. Rachel Leigh Cook and Larisa Oleynik were in it: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112435/

    I’m not sure if BSC appeals to the Gossip Girl generation but, I’d go see it.

  • becky

    what about jesse?

  • pinky

    WTF ……@@@@###&&&**!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!??????????????????????????? IS THE THING

  • BSCforlife.

    this cast is terribly inaccurate.
    emma watson is the exact opposite of tomboy kristy.
    taylor momsen is the exact opposite of hippie/organic dawn.
    mia wasikowska is anything but the ditsy shopaholic-type that stacey is.
    sarah hyland looks nothing like mallory.
    and you completely left jessi off the list.