A couple of weeks ago, we reported that Asa Butterfield, Star of ‘Hugo’ was negotiating for the lead role in ‘Ender’s Game’. We can now report that he as officially been cast in the role of Ender Wiggin.
With that bit of casting out of the way, attention now turns to who will be the lead adult actor int he film to fill the role of Colonel Hyrum Graff. At first, all eyes were on Viggo Mortenson. With that deal not working out, it looks like the role is Harrison Ford’s if he wants it.
Now that the producers have found their young lead, their focus turns to the adult lead of Colonel Hyrum Graff, the Commander of Training for the International Fleet, an elite boys’ military academy. Viggo Mortensen had been targeted for the role, but those talks didn’t work out and producers are now discussing another group of veteran thesps, including Harrison Ford