Ender’s Game is only just begining its preproduciton, but the film has already found its star! Today, Deadline is reporting 14-year-old Asa Butterfield has been cast as the titular character of Orson Scott Card’s immensely popular novel. Butterfield’s previous screencredits include the TV show movie Merlin, and the films Nanny McPhee, The Boy With the Striped Pajamas, and most recently, Hugo. Ender’s Game is being produced by Alex Kurtzman and Bob Orci and will be directed by Gavin Hood of X-Men Origins:Wolverine fame/infamy.
What do you think? Will Asa Butterfield own the part of Ender?