Nonso Anozie Cast in ENDER'S GAME
Nonso Anozie, who recently co-starred in The Grey, has been cast in the feature adaptation of Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game. According to Deadline, he will take on the role of Sergeant Dap, the Battle School man who jokingly calls himself “Mom.”
Also joining the cast is Stevie Ray Dallimore (Joyful Noise), who will play Ender’s father John, and Andrea Powell (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2) will play Ender’s mother Theresa. The three new actors join the previously cast Asa Butterfield as Ender, Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis, Hailee Steinfeld, and Abigail Breslin.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine director Gavin Hood will be taking on the epic challenge of bringing this classic story to the big screen. It's got an amazing cast so far, I just hope the director can awesomely pull off this film! The movie hits theaters on March 15th, 2013.
Is there anyone else you would like to see other than Hood directing this movie? I only ask because I thought Wolverine sucked.
Here's a full description of the the classic 1985 Orson Scott Card sci-fi novel:
In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine. Peter and Valentine were candidates for the soldier-training program but didn't make the cut—young Ender is the Wiggin drafted to the orbiting Battle School for rigorous military training.
Ender's skills make him a leader in school and respected in the Battle Room, where children play at mock battles in zero gravity. Yet growing up in an artificial community of young soldiers Ender suffers greatly from isolation, rivalry from his peers, pressure from the adult teachers, and an unsettling fear of the alien invaders. His psychological battles include loneliness, fear that he is becoming like the cruel brother he remembers, and fanning the flames of devotion to his beloved sister.
Is Ender the general Earth needs? But Ender is not the only result of the genetic experiments. The war with the Buggers has been raging for a hundred years, and the quest for the perfect general has been underway for almost as long. Ender's two older siblings are every bit as unusual as he is, but in very different ways. Between the three of them lie the abilities to remake a world. If, that is, the world survives.