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Who would you cast in a film/TV adaptation? I'm imagining Samuel L Jackson as Elliot

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Elsof Ellen Page as Emily
Chris Helmsworth as Wil
Anthony Hopkins as Yeats
Omar Epps as Eliot
Lulu Britt Robertson as Emiley
BookHunter Saoirse Ronan (or Mia Wasikowska, Emma Watson, Emma Stone) - Emily
Chris Hemsworth (or Garrett Hedlund, Max Irons) - Will
Chiwetel Ejiofor (or Michael Ollenyelloe)- Eliot
Rachel McAdams (or Rebecca Hall, Caitriona Balfe)- Bronte
Christoph Waltz ( or Ralph Fiennes, John Malkovich)-Yeats
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Brad Guy I totally heard Sam Jackson's voice every time I read Elliot's parts. The others I'm not so sure about. Maybe Malcolm McDowell as Yeats, though he's a bit old for the role. I'd want an Australian actor for Wil.
Nathan Allen Completely new cast. You can't let hollywood ruin something this good.
Peter Carrier Emily/Woolf: Tessa Thompson or (as Elsof said) Ellen Page. Either would knock it out of the park.

Yeats: Patrick Stewart? Michael Douglas, maybe? Both have a metric f*ckton of presence and have a proven track record for playing powerful characters with ultimately exploitable flaws.

Eliot: Jeffrey Wright. Idris Elba. Javier Bardem. The role seems like it would require a very particular and demanding blend of strength and vulnerability.

Wil/Harry: A Hemsworth (as noted by Seenhear and others). Possibly a Skarsgard. ;-)
Seenhear Everyone who has suggested an actor for Eliot in this thread has chosen a black actor. Did I miss that part in the book? I didn't realize he was black. If so I'd choose Denzel Washington.... he's got a great poker face. Also Morgan Freeman, but he may be getting too old.

For Emily, I pictured Natalie Portman from "Leon: The Professional"

Agree with someone like Helmsworth for Wil.
Yvonne Ritson Idris Elba as Elliot!
Anastasiia Horova I totally see Laurence Fishburne as Elliot
Anne B Kiernan Shipka: Emily/Woolf
Garrett Hedlund: Harry/Wil
Jeffrey Wright: Eliot
Rosario Dawson: Bronte
Tom Cruise: Yeats

Zedsdead Ryan Kwanten
Ellen Page
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