Harrison Ford and Abigail Breslin have been cast in Ender’s Game. Harrison Ford and Abigail Breslin joining Gavin Hood‘s Ender’s Game (2013) answers the questions of who will play Valentine Wiggin (Abigail Breslin) and who will play Colonel Hyram Graff (Harrison Ford).
Regarding both characters, Valentine Wiggin is “Ender’s older sister” and Colonel Hyram Graff is “who’s in charge of training young military recruits.” A more thorough break down of these characters and the other characters in Ender’s Game can be found here: Ender’s Game Movie is Casting Characters / Casting Call.
Ender’s Game plot synopsis: “70 years after a horrific alien war, an unusually gifted child is sent to an advanced military school in space to prepare for a future invasion.”
On the film’s history and production:
Ender’s Game came out of a long confinement in development hell when Gavin Hood’s script was picked up and greenlit by Summit; the Wolverine and Tsotsi director will helm the film as well.
OddLot, K/O Paper Products and Digital Domain are production partners on “Ender’s Game.” OddLot’s Gigi Pritzker and Linda McDonough are producing with Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman via their K/O Paper Products banner, as well as Lynn Hendee, Robert Chartoff and Card. OddLot’s Bill Lischak and K/O’s Mandy Safavi will exec produce with Digital Domain’s Cliff Plumer and Ed Ulbrich. Sierra/Affinity is handling foreign sales for the pic, which will start production in early 2012 in New Orleans.
Ender’s Game‘s cast also includes Ben Kingsley, Aramis Knight, Moises Arias, Suraj Parthasarathy, Conor Carroll, and Khylin Rhambo.
For more Ender’s Game photos, videos, and information, check out our Ender’s Game Page. Ender’s Game is being released on March 15, 2013.