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Out of the Blue Episode 37: Spring Game overreactions and drafting your starting five for movies

Jared and Andrew discuss the important takeaways from the Spring Game and how to build the perfect movie.

NCAA Football: Michigan Spring Game Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome Michigan Wolverine fans!

Jared and Andrew briefly cover the basketball departures before reacting to the spring game. The Poole party is over, but the Josh Gattis statue unveiling has commenced in their minds. They break down what stood out on offense, defense, and “try” to contain their excitement over Jake Moody presumably winning the kicker battle.

Finally, they discuss drafting their ideal movie cast utilizing a $15.00 budget. There are actors, actresses, and directors, valued from $1.00 to $5.00. How much is David Spade worth? Do you want Kurosawa directing your film or Brett Ratner?

Categories can be debated and are 99% subjective. Here is the list they used if you want to sound off below with your film. It is not a comprehensive list, but the omission of Italian neo-realism directors for more contemporary ones felt appropriate for this exercise.

Build Your Ensemble Cast (Starting 5) for $15

Rules- Can’t spend more than $15, must declare what genre of movie your putting them in, who your lead is, who your director is, and if there are any on screen romances, who are they between?


Director- Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Cohen Brothers, Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, Francis Ford Coppola, Milos Forman

Daniel Day Lewis, Leonardo Dicaprio, Robin Williams, Bullock, Halle Berry, Jack Nicholson, Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Laurence Olivier, Alec Guinness, Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Bill Murray, Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro, Dustin Hoffman

Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Jennifer Lawrence


Director- Kathryn Bigelow, Rob Reiner, Adam McKay, Woody Allen, Peter Jackson, Clint Eastwood, James Cameron, David Fincher, Darren Arenofsky, Guillermo Del Toro, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu,Alfonso Cuaron, Danny Boyle, Edgar Wright, Mel Gibson, Kevin Costner, Wes Anderson, Quentin Tarantino

Tom Hardy, Christian Bale, Sam Rockwell, Chiwetel Eliajafor, Mahershala Ali, Willem Dafoe, Jake Gyllenhaal, Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Jim Carrey, George Carlin, Will Ferrel, Jeff Bridges, Morgan Freeman, Gary Oldman, Dan Akroyd, Chris Pratt, Chris Pine, Chris Evans, Clint Eastwood, Alec Baldwin, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Bradley Cooper, Gosling, Hugh Jackman, Robert Downey Jr, Michael Douglas, Kevin Costner, Robert Redford, Ralph Fiennes

Brie Larson, Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon, Scarlett Johanssen, Kate Winslett, Melissa McCarthy, Natalie Portman, Julianne Moore, Sigourney Weaver


Director- The Farrelly Brothers, Tim Burton, Ivan Reitman, Jordan Peele

Mel Gibson, Liam Neeson, Billy Crystal, Michael Keaton, Jeremy Renner, Paul Rudd, Zack Galifinakis, Steve Buscemi, John Goodman, Jeff Goldblum, Paul Giamatti, Anthony Mackie, Dave Chappelle, Johnny Depp, Richard Gere, John C. Reiley, Chris Farley, Kevin Hart, Ryan Gosling, Jonah Hill, The Rock, Keanu Reeves, Ryan Reynolds, Bruce Willis

Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Anna Kendrick, Penelope Cruz, Emma Watson, Rose Byrne, Mila Kunis, Rosario Dawson, Tessa Thomspson, Janelle Monae, Kristen Wigg, Anna Paquin, Sharon Stone


Directors- James Franco, M. Night Shyamalan, Brett Ratner

James Franco, Jesse Eisenberg, Jamie Foxx, Jon Hamm, Seth Rogen, Craig Robinson, Jason Bateman, Paul Walker, Jason Segel, Oliver Platt, John Krasinski, Orlando Bloom, Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Phil Hartman, David Spade, Matthew Perry, Jon Stewart, Rainn Wilson, Anthony Anderson, Kevin Spacey, Joe Pesci, Courtney Cox

Blake Lively, Jessica Alba, Salma Hayek, Renee Zellweger, Liv Tyler, Milla Jovovich, Olivia Wilde, Kathryn Hahn, Sarah Silverman


Director- Tyler Perry, Michael Bay, Zack Snyder

Jake Johnson, John Cena, Vin Diesel, Tyrese, Ludacris, TI, Howie Mandel, Jim Parsons, Jim Breuer, Harland Williams, Seth Green, Matt Leblanc, Chris Klein, Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Rob Corddry, Orlando Jones, Ed Helms,

Shannon Daugherty, Tara Reid, Eliza Dushku, Denise Richards, Neve Campbell, Fairuza Balk, Bridget Nielsen, Lucy Liu, Drew Barrymore, Alicia Silverstone

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