Genderswap Casting

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General

Genderswap recasting switches the sex and gender of the existing cast and suggests alternative actors and actresses. It usually takes the form of side-by-side comparison picspams. Sometimes, alternative, gendered names are proposed ("Lucas Pevensie" swapped for the original "Lucy Pevensie" [1]) The terminology of genderswap derives from the fiction tropes of Genderfuck and Genderswap and makes the same elision of sex and gender.

Meta

Example Recasts by Fandom

Fandoms in alphabetical order:

Lord of the Rings

Narnia

The Social Network

Star Trek

Star Trek (2009)

Supernatural

The Vampire Diaries

References

  1. 22 Feb 2011. Redsilverchains. Gender!Swap: The Chronicles of Narnia. Accessed 29 May 2011.