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Mr. Young’s Brendan Meyer is Stilson in Gavin Hood’s Ender’s Game

19 December 2011

Rising star Brendan Meyer best known for his title role of Adam Young in television favourite Mr. Young has reportedly landed the role of Stilson in the adaptation of Orson Scott Card's classic novel Ender's Game.

Stilson is a classmate and rival to the Asa Butterfield's lead character Ender in the story that set in a future when child prodigies are trained to be soldiers in a war against a hostile alien race.

Sir Ben Kingsley and True Grit's Hailee Steinfeld are also up for the roles of Mazer Rackham and Petra Arkanian respectively while Harrison Ford is wanted for the role of Colonel Hyrum Graff in the film written and directed by X-Men Origins: Wolverine's Gavin Hood.

Ender's Game is set to go before the cameras early next year for a March 29 2013 release.

As for Meyer, he'll next be seen in McG's action rom-com This Means War on February 17.

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