Casting Pop Culture’s Cult Leaders

News surfaced this week that John Carter star and pretty boy Taylor Kitsch has been cast as the bespectacled cult leader David Koresh, who led the Branch Davidians to a fiery death during the early 1990s in Waco, Texas. Kitsch is certainly charismatic enough to pull off the role of a man who controlled dozens of people. The project got us thinking about the current trend toward stories about true crime and other famous cult leaders and the stars we would cast. Here’s a small sampling. Who would make your list?