The Cast

Cast Details
Asa Butterfield @asabfb
Role: Ender

Age at Filming: 14
Hometown: London, England
Notable Filming Credits: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, Merlin, and Hugo
Fun Fact: He’s also read the Ender’s Game book and he describes himself as a fan!

Abigail Breslin @yoabbaabba
Role: Valentine

Age at Filming: 15
Hometown: New York City, New York
Notable Filming Credits: Little Miss Sunshine, My Sister’s Keeper, Kit Kittredge: American Girl
Fun Fact: She started her own band called Cabb, in which she sings and plays guitar!

Jimmy “Jax” Pinchak @JimmyJaxPinchak
Role: Peter
Age at Filming: 16
Hometown: Point Pleasant, New Jersey
Notable Filming Credits: Men of a Certain Age, The Polar Express, Hostage
Fun Fact: He studies magic and the art of illusion!

Stevie Ray Dallimore
Role:
Mr. John Paul Wiggin

Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
Notable Filming Credits: Joyful Noise, also has a career in television.
Fun Fact: He has also had an active Broadway career!

 

Andrea Powell @andipowell
Role: Mrs. Theresa Wiggin
Hometown: Valdosta, Georgia
Notable Filming Credits: Get Low, Twilight: Breaking Dawn 2, career in television
Fun Fact: She was in the documentary “The Making of ‘Super Mario Brothers’”

 

Harrison Ford
Role: Colonel Hyrum Graff

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Notable Filming Credits: Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and Cowboys and Aliens
Fun Fact: In his free time, he’s a private pilot!

 

Sir Ben Kingsley
Role: Mazer Rackham
Hometown: Yorkshire, England
Notable Filming: Gahndi, Schindler’s List, Hugo and so many more!
Fun Facts: He was awarded Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 2002 Queen’s New Year’s Honours List for his services to drama.

Viola Davis
Role:Major Gwen Anderson

Hometown: Saint Matthews, South Carolina
Notable Filming Credits: The Help, Doubt and a she has a long career in television.
Fun Fact: She was born on a farm!

 


Tony Mirrcandani
Role: Admiral Jawaharlal Chamrajnagar
Hometown: Unknown
Notable Filming Credits: When Harry Met Sally, When Harry Tries to Marry, successful run in New York theater.
Fun Fact: He’s an excellent ping pong player! 

 

Nonso Azonie
Role: Sergeant Dap

Hometown: London, England
Notable Filming Credits: Conan the Barbarian, The Grey and the HBO series Game of Thrones
Fun Fact: In the summer of 2002 he became the youngest person in history to play William Shakespeare’s “King Lear” professionally.

Aramis Knight @AramisKnight88
Role: Bean
Age at Filming: 12
Hometown: Woodland Hills, California
Notable Filming Credits: The movie Rendition, along with many appearance on various shows- Hannah Montana, Dexter, Lost, The Middle, NCIS, General Hosptial and more
Fun Fact: He’s quoted as saying, “I love Elvis Presley and I’m going to be just like him when I grow up!” He’s also read and loves the Ender’s Game books and describes Bean as one of his favorite characters!

Hailee Steinfeld @HaileeSteinfeld
Role: Petra
Age at Filming: 15
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, California
Notable Filming Credits: True Grit, Romeo and Juliet(2012), Rosaline(2013)
Fun Fact: Her older brother is a NASCAR driver!


Suraj Parthasarathy @surajpartha
Role: Alai
Age at Filming: Nearly 14
Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee
Notable Filming Credits: One episode of Glee
Fun Fact: He’s been drumming since the age of 3! Check out his YouTube videos here.


Khylin Rhambo
@Khy_Rhambo

Role: Dink
Age at Filming: 15
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
Notable Filming Credits: He made an appearance on Criminal Minds
Fun Fact: He plays all kinds of sports: baseball, basketball, football, swim and more!

Brandon Soo Hoo @bsoohoo
Role: Fly Molo
Age at Filming: 16
Hometown: Pasadena, California
Notable Filming Credits: Tropic Thunder and G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra
Fun Fact: He knows martial arts and piano!


Moises Arias @ImNotMoises
Role: Bonzo
Age at Filming: 17
Hometown: New York City, New York
Notable Filming Credits: Hannah Montanna, Astro Boy, Nacho Libre
Fun Fact: He’s read Ender’s Game!! Check this out!


Conor Carroll
Role: Bernard

Age at Filming: 13
Hometown: New York City, New York
Notable Filming Credits: The movie Away We Go
Fun Fact: He sometimes performs at comedy clubs!

 

Caleb J. Thaggard @caljthagg
Role: Stilson
Age at Filming: 18
Hometown: Meridian, Mississippi
Notable Filming Credits: The Messenger
Fun Fact: He practices dialects by using them in restaurants while friends refer to him as “the foreign exchange student.” (We love it!)

Cameron Gaskins
Role: Pol Slattery
Age at Filming: 17
Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia

Notable Filming Credits: The Greening of Whitney Brown 
Fun Fact: He loves baseball and really enjoys 70′s music.


Jacob Leinbach
Role: Mick
Age at Filming: 15
Hometown: Winston Salem, North Carolina
Notable Filming Credits: The Wise Kids, Eyeborgs
Fun Fact: He studied ballet for 8 years!

 

Kyle Clements @kyle_clements
Role: Young Mazer Rackham
Hometown: Hammond, Lousiana
Notable Filming Credits: A number of TV movies like Searching for David’s Heart, Queen Sized and Quantum Apocalypse
Fun Fact: He is the co-founder of The Disposable Heroes Project.

Han Soto @hansoto
Role: Graff’s Aide
Hometown: Unknown
Notable Filming Credits: Blood Out, TV show Burn Notice, and more
Fun Fact: Among his voice impressions include: Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne and Bill Clinton!


Wendy Miklovic @JustCakeByWendy
Role: Female Doctor
Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana
Notable Filming Credits: Bending the Rules, The Relationship Theorem, Breakout Kings and many more TV appearances
Fun Fact: She’s a professional cake decorator!


Joseph Uzzell
Role: Medic
Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana 
Notable Filming Credits: Beautiful Creatures, Barefoot, Common Law, Breakout Kings and more
Fun Fact: He plays the banjo!

 

Orson Scott Card – pilot voice over.