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Christopher Walken - 'Seven Psychopaths'
Pro: An Oscar winner for "The Deer Hunter" in 1979, Walken received his second nomination in 2003 for "Catch Me If You Can." Pretty much a national treasure at this point, Walken's amazing resume includes "Pulp Fiction," "True Romance," "King of New York," "Biloxi Blues," "Batman Returns," "At Close Range," "Basquiat," "Heaven's Gate," "Man on Fire" and "Romance & Cigarettes" among others. In Psychopaths, Walken has another plum character role to exploit and he is a perfect fit for Martin McDonagh's band of unbalanced killers and screenwriters.
Con: "Psychopaths" received very good reviews, but has been a relative disappointment at the box office. If the movie isn't perceived as a hit, Walken doesn't have a chance.
- Gregory Ellwood