The subject of a new Scrapyard Ship movie has come up numerous times over the last few months–probably not by any big movie production houses or famous producers… (unfortunately).
But those of us that have been involved with the book talk about it all the time! It’s funny, now readers of the series have started to chime in as well. Personally, I think Scrapyard Ship would make a terrific film!
So let’s imagine for a minute that Scrapyard Ship gets green-lighted for a big-budget feature film production. If YOU were the casting agent and you needed to submit your list of actors for the primary parts, who would you cast for the various characters? Respond back to this post with your best ‘actor’ suggestions. Personally, I see someone like Christian Bale as Capt. Jason Reynolds, and maybe Scarlett Johansson as Nan… Although Nan is a brunet. Not sure about the violet-skinned Dira or Cuban macho cigar-smoking Navy SEAL Billy Hernandez? And how about eight-year old Mollie?Here’s a list of the most prominent personalities in the book(s) — who do you think should play these characters?
Captain Jason Reynolds
Admiral Perry Reynolds
Lieutenant Billy Hernandez
Admiral Malinda Crawford