Exciting 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]