Harrison Ford Joins Asa Butterfield, Abigail Breslin and Hailee Steinfeld For Ender's Game

harrisonford-300.jpgExciting news for fans of Orson Scott Card's sci-fi series Ender's Game: Harrison Ford has officially joined the cast as Hyrum Graff, the manipulative colonel responsible for training students in a futuristic military academy called Battle School.

Harrison joins fellow cast members Abigail Breslin, Hailee Steinfeld and Asa Butterfield, who will star as Ender, a gifted strategist hired by the government to help combat an alien race in the film adaptation from Wolverine director Gavin Hood. Breslin will play Ender's older sister and Steinfeld will assume the role of Petra Arkanian, Ender's trusted confidante and mentor.

The expected blockbuster is slated for a 2013 release. Ender's Game fans, do you approve of this casting?

· Harrison Ford locked for 'Ender's Game' [Variety]



Comments

  • KevyB says:

    Does ANYBODY get excited when Harrison Ford is in a movie anymore? I mean, except for Calista Flockhart who undoubtedly wants the under-acting over-curmudgeoning dude out of the house every so often.

  • ThePhysicist says:

    Asa Butterfield is a great choice for Ender... very young yet very intelligent face. Also like the Harrison Ford pick, but he should have been cast as Mazor Rackham. John Goodman would have been a better choice in the role of Colonel Graff.

  • I cannot lie: The idea of Ford playing Branch Rickey in the Jackie Robinson biopic has me pretty stoked. On paper, anyway, it's perfect casting. I guess we'll see if he can be roused to greatness.

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