LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 12: Actor Jacob Anderson attends the premiere of HBO’s “Game Of Thrones” season 7 at Walt Disney Concert Hall on July 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
Best known for the role of Grey Snake on HBO’s Game of Thrones our seventh pick is Jacob Anderson.
You know him as the loyal, cold, hard warrior with a heart of gold who leads the unsullied into battle for his Queen, we’ll replace the heart with a pump and the Queen with his captain and you’ve got yourself a Data.
From carrying himself as an unfeeling warrior, to showing a subtext of hidden love, to a full love scene Jacob Anderson has proven himself a very capable actor, one who has already hit on every tool he would need to be the next Data.
Best known for his role as Martin Riggs in the television re-imagining of Lethal Weapon, our eighth pick is Clayne Crawford.
LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 16: Actor Clayne Crawford arrives at the premiere of SundanceTV’s “Rectify” Season Two at Sundance Sunset Cinema on June 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
Ok, admittedly this pick feels like a bit of a loose canon, I mean for all we know Captain Picard is just days from retirement and we literally want to pair him with Martin Riggs? Did we learn nothing from Detective Murtagh’s suffering?
But seriously, we may never know exactly what went on leading to his termination from Lethal Weapon, but this is an actor who was able to step into an iconic role originally played by a big name actor and make it his own. Clayne’s version of Riggs was a beautiful tortured mess, exactly what it needed to be, and it was pitch perfect.
Besides, tell me you wouldn’t love to see his take on Lore also?