The problem with the "action" stances is that they will require a spread of the feet that will screw up the pedistalization. One of the things that makes the Michelangelo version so powerful is the height. The pedistal really gets it up there...achieves a proper "dwarfing". A wides stance will ask for more of a "platform" which cannot agree compositionally at a great height.
Plain ol' life-and-a-half aint gonna do it this time....got to get him WAAAY up there (I'll probably be building yet another lifting apparatus for this one, or yank it up one of the trees).