Casting Endora

Yesterday The Wild Hunt reported that a revamp of Bewitched is being planned for television. And of course, people wondered who on earth could play Endora after Agnes Moorehead?

Agnes Moorehead as Endora

Even though a lot of us secretly want to be Endora deep down, we all know no real Witches look like Endora…

Lady Circe of the Sisterhood and Brotherhood of the Wicca and Lady Sintana of the House of Ravenwood

Agnes Moorehead was an amazing actress who became a recognized name after beginning to work with Orson Welles. She had memorable roles in both Citizen Kane and The Magnificent Ambersons.

Moorehead played Kane's mother, who sent him away out of love and separated him from "Rosebud"
Moorehead broke my heart as unlucky Fanny in The Magnificent Ambersons

So who on earth could fill her award-winning and groovy pointed shoes?

Anjelica Houston has played a witch before, and definitely has the "eyebrow"
Shirley Maclaine could do it, but would she?
Betty White could get the "Durwoods" down, but is she too adorable?
"Big Love" fans know Mary Kay Place has the attitude...
Cloris Leachman could pull it off but is she too zany?
Funny and statuesque, but is Jane Lynch too butch?
Dolly Parton could reinvent the role...
...but Reba McEntire is a tv veteran and has the hair already!
Megan Mullally could be the world's most terrifying mother-in-law easy...
Candice Bergen is another tv veteran who has the "it factor."

Who do you think should play Endora?

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  • My vote is for Mary Kay Place. She’d make a fantastic Endora.

  • My vote is for Mary Kay Place. She’d make a fantastic Endora.

  • Magic Mary

    I vote for Megan Mulally. I’ve missed her since Will And Grace – she was the only reason I watched that show. 

  • Magic Mary

    I vote for Megan Mulally. I’ve missed her since Will And Grace – she was the only reason I watched that show. 

  • I also vote Megan Mulally!

  • Christine o’Donald 

  • I also vote Megan Mulally!

  • Christine o’Donald 

  • Candice Bergen or Reba! Just love Reba, and Candice played Morgan le Fey in the 80’s.

  • Kris

    (laughs) she might be a little young, they’d have to add a lot of make up.

  • Candice Bergen or Reba! Just love Reba, and Candice played Morgan le Fey in the 80’s.

  • Kris

    (laughs) she might be a little young, they’d have to add a lot of make up.

  • Emma Stone would make a great Samantha, I think…

  • Emma Stone would make a great Samantha, I think…

  • Emma Stone would make a great Samantha, I think…

  • I’ve never seen an episode of Bewitched *blush*  I feel like a bad pop culture Pagan! I only recently saw Practical Magic for the first time in June lol.

  • I’ve never seen an episode of Bewitched *blush*  I feel like a bad pop culture Pagan! I only recently saw Practical Magic for the first time in June lol.

  • Keltillos

    Mary McDonnell.

  • Keltillos

    Mary McDonnell.

  • Line

    Megan Mullally

  • Line

    Megan Mullally

  • I’m afraid you’ll need to turn in your Pagan card for that. *shakes head woefully*

  • I’m afraid you’ll need to turn in your Pagan card for that. *shakes head woefully*

  • Dame Judi Dench. 

  • Dame Judi Dench. 

  • Reba would have to lose that down home hillbilly accent, though.

  • Reba would have to lose that down home hillbilly accent, though.

  • Helen Mirren. If I spelled her name right…

    Ooh, and that Headley woman from “Game of Thrones.”

  • Helen Mirren. If I spelled her name right…

    Ooh, and that Headley woman from “Game of Thrones.”

  • Cigfran

    Can someone please raise Hermione Gingold from the dead?

  • Cigfran

    Can someone please raise Hermione Gingold from the dead?

  • A mind unpolluted by pop culture! But wait, have you seen “The Craft” or “Charmed”? If so, -10 pts each!

  • A mind unpolluted by pop culture! But wait, have you seen “The Craft” or “Charmed”? If so, -10 pts each!

  • I’m changing my vote – I want Dame Edna Everage/Barry Humphries now.  My vote may change again after dinner, of course.  To Imelda Staunton.

  • I’m changing my vote – I want Dame Edna Everage/Barry Humphries now.  My vote may change again after dinner, of course.  To Imelda Staunton.

  • Fiona Rose

    Megan Mulally.  She would bring a lot to the role. 

  • Fiona Rose

    Megan Mulally.  She would bring a lot to the role. 

  • Lady Greenflame

    Shirley McClaine — she could do the outrageous, the bitchy, and the fabulous all rolled up into one package.

  • Lady Greenflame

    Shirley McClaine — she could do the outrageous, the bitchy, and the fabulous all rolled up into one package.

  • Polly Walker. :)

  • Polly Walker. :)

  • Anonymous

    Dame Maggie Smith.

  • eirwyn

    Dame Maggie Smith. /end conversation

  • Or how about Gemma Jones?

  • Or how about Gemma Jones?

  • Jim Baker

    A most entertaining and informative post. Thank you. I have not heard of most of those people though. (I live in the UK and don’t watch TV!).

  • Jim Baker

    A most entertaining and informative post. Thank you. I have not heard of most of those people though. (I live in the UK and don’t watch TV!).

  • Let’s get real, let’s get dirty: Lara Parker (http://www.laraparker.com/) aka Angelique from Dark Shadows.

    And that’s how far back I have to go to tap my pop culture knowledge. If they do a TV show now, I will watch my usual zero episodes.

  • Let’s get real, let’s get dirty: Lara Parker (http://www.laraparker.com/) aka Angelique from Dark Shadows.

    And that’s how far back I have to go to tap my pop culture knowledge. If they do a TV show now, I will watch my usual zero episodes.

  • I actually PAID money to see the Craft when it first came out!! Never saw Charmed though XD

  • I actually PAID money to see the Craft when it first came out!! Never saw Charmed though XD

  • LOL! Wait I’m going to Salem for Samhain! Does that help?

  • LOL! Wait I’m going to Salem for Samhain! Does that help?

  • Bigred_ash

    Who ever played Qualla diville on 101 Dalmations

  • Bigred_ash

    Who ever played Qualla diville on 101 Dalmations

  • Megan Mullally has my vote :)

  • Megan Mullally has my vote :)