I know it's obscure in comparison to "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter," but if you haven't read the "Michael Vey," do so now.
UPDATE: I've decided to add alternative castings.
“ Choice #1 for Michael Vey. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
“ Choice #2 as Michael Vey. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Kara Hayward was born to John and Karen Hayward on November 17, 1998 in Massachusetts. She is the older of two children. She acted in her first play during summer camp, discovering a passion for acting. Later she was discovered at an open call, landing her first movie role,in Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom
“ Choice #1 as Taylor Ridley/Tara. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Alyson Stoner was born in Toledo, Ohio. While growing up, she studied ballet, tap, and jazz dancing at the O'Connell's Dance Studio in her hometown. She also modeled and trained at the Margaret O'Brien Modeling Studio there. She even attended the IMTA Convention in New York City with Ms.O'Brien's studio in 2000...
“ Choice #2 as Taylor Ridley/Tara. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Noah Munck was born in Orange County, California, to Kymbry (Robinson), a full-time mom, and Greg Munck, an executive pastor at a Mission Viejo church. Noah is the oldest of 5 kids, he has 4 brothers and 1 sister. After seeing how much fun his sister's were having in an improv class, Munck decided that he wanted to be enrolled as well...
“ Choice #1 As Ostin Liss. It may be type-casting for him to play the dorky fat kid, but the difference between Ostin and Gibby is that Gibby is stupid. I want to see Munck's rage expanded by having play the tubby tactician in the Electroclan. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
“ Choice #2 as Ostin Liss. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Guy Edward Pearce was born 5 October, 1967 in Cambridgeshire, England, UK to Anne (Pickering) and Stuart Graham Pearce. His father was born in Auckland, New Zealand, to English and Scottish parents, while Guy's mother is English. Pearce and his family initially traveled to Australia for two years, after his father was offered the position of Chief test pilot for the Australian Government...
“ Choice #1 for Dr. C. James Hatch. His performance in "Iron Man 3" showed how well he can portray a manipulative, sadistic corporate executive. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Over more than thirty years, Michael Wincott has gained the reputation of a respected and uncompromising actor. Born in Scarborough, Ontario, he eventually moved to New York City where he graduated from Juilliard in 1986 and began a relationship with Joseph Papp's Public Theatre beginning with his creation of the role of Kent in Eric Bogosian's Talk Radio...
“ Choice #2 for Dr. Hatch. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
John Barrowman is an Entertainer with a capital E. He sings, he dances, he acts, he presents, he judges - he is a unique talent in the entertainment industry on both sides of the Atlantic. John can currently be seen in the regular role of Malcolm Merlyn (aka The Dark Archer) in the hit American drama series Arrow...
“ Choice #3 for Dr. Hatch. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Linda Edna Cardellini was born in Redwood City, California, to Lorraine (Hernan) and Wayne David Cardellini, a businessman. She is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish (from her mother), German, English, and Scottish descent. Linda grew up in the San Francisco Bay area, California, the youngest of four children...
“ As Sharon Vey. People are saying she looks too young, but Cardellini is in her late 30s. That's plenty old enough to have a 15-year-old son. Also, Ostin has often described her as hot. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Alexander Ludwig was born in Vancouver, Canada on May 7, 1992. He has 3 siblings, Nicholas, Natalie, and Sophia, and a cat named Puss in boots. His mother, Sharlene Martin, is a former actress and currently assists in managing his career. His father, Harald Ludwig, is a board member of Lions Gate Entertainment and president of Macluan Capital Corporation...
“ Choice #1 as Jack Vranes. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
American actor and model Colton Lee Haynes was born in Wichita, Kansas, to Dana Denise (Mitchell) and William Clayton Haynes. He began modeling at age 15 and his first success came with an Abercrombie & Fitch campaign. He also modeled for J.C. Penney, Kira Plastinina, and Ralph Lauren. He is best known for his role as Jackson Whittemore on MTV's Teen Wolf
“ Choice #2 as Jack Vranes. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
“ As Wade West. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Dane DeHaan has made a formidable impression on film and television audiences and is one of the industry's most sought after actors of his generation. Dane is shooting Gore Verbinski's A Cure for Wellness and will soon begin production starring in Luc Besson's Valerian. DeHaan has recently finished shooting the indie...
“ As Zeus. My reason is because of his performance in "Chronicle," where he portrays an angsty, misunderstood powerhouse, which fits Zeus's character in the first book. Zeus is sensitive about his odor and would flip out, much like how Andrew would flip out in "Chronicle" when somebody pissed him off. The only difference is that (SPOILER ALERT) Zeus eventually softens up. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Isabelle was born in Washington, DC but grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. She has one older sister, Madeline, and her parents are Elina and Nick Fuhrman. Her career began when a casting director from Cartoon Network spotted her waiting for her sister and cast her for one of the shows, Cartoon Fridays. Isabelle's first acting gig came in 2006 when she booked a commercial for Rooms to Go furniture...
“ As Nichelle. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Tyler James Williams
Tyler James Williams was born on October 9, 1992 in Westchester County, New York, USA. He is a TV actor, known for Dear White People (2014), most recognizable for having played the title character of the Chris Rock-inspired sitcom Everybody Hates Chris (2005) and songwriter Cyrus DeBarge in the Disney Channel movie Let It Shine (2012)...
“ As Ian. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Ellen Wong was born in Ontario, Canada. The first film she watched in a movie theatre was "Titanic". Her favourite actress is Kate Winslet. Her first role was on the award winning television series "This is Wonderland". She is best known for her role as Knives Chau in "Scott Pilgrim VS The World", starring alongside Michael Cera...
“ As McKenna. Despite being in her late 20s, "Scott Pilgrim" and "The Carrie Diaries" showed Wong can be easily mistaken for a teenager. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Academy Award-nominated actress Abigail Breslin is one of the most sought-after actors of her generation. Her unique and charismatic talents have contributed to her versatile roles in both comedy and drama. Most recently, Breslin starred in the first season of the horror-comedy series, "Scream Queens" opposite Emma Roberts...
“ As Abigail. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Jason Dolley (Born Jason Scott Dolley) was born on July 5, 1991 in Los Angeles California. When he turned 11 he landed the lead role in the short film Chasing Daylight
playing a boy who is having to cope with the loss of his best friend. That same year, he was picked up by Mel Gibson who was going to direct a show called Complete Savages
where he starred as the youngest of the five Savage brothers...
“ As Quentin. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
“ As Bryan. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Ariel Winter is an American actress. She is best-known for portraying "Ellie Layton" in the 2008 film, One Missed Call
, and for the character of Alex Dunphy on Modern Family
. Winter also had a recurring role in the TV series, ER
as "Lucy Moore", the daughter of Hedy Burress
's character, "Joanie". She also voices "Gretchen" in Phineas and Ferb
“ As Kylee. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Vancouver native, Avan Jogia landed his first acting role as 'Danny Araujo 'on the award-winning TV movie drama "A Girl like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story," directed by Oscar nominee Agnieszka Holland. Jogia followed up with a recurring role on the SyFy Channel hit series "Caprica," as well as becoming...
“ As Torstyn. With what we've seen in the second book, he has potential to be a future threat to the Electroclan. His performance in "Twisted" gave an ambiguously homicidal streak, giving you that creepy presence. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Bella Thorne was born in Pembroke Pines, Florida, to Tamara (Beckett) and Delancey Reinaldo "Rey" Thorne. She has three siblings, Remy Thorne
, Dani Thorne
and Kaili Thorne
, all of whom have also acted. She is of Cuban (father) and Irish, Italian, English, German, and Welsh (mother) ancestry...
“ As Grace. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Isaac Hempstead Wright
Isaac Hempstead Wright is an English actor. He is best known for his role as Bran Stark on the HBO series Game of Thrones. He made his film debut in The Awakening (2011), but his big break came when he played Bran Stark in the hit television series Game of Thrones. Hempstead Wright also starred in the 2013 crime thriller Closed Circuit.
“ As Tanner. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Ariana is a singer and lyricist. She was born in Boca Raton, Florida, to Joan Grande and Edward Butera, both of whom are of Italian descent. After growing up in Florida, She moved to Los Angeles when she received the role of "Cat Valentine" in Nickelodeon's Victorious
, along with Victoria Justice
and Elizabeth Gillies
“ As Tessa/Tessla. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
“ As Officer Ridley. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Missi Pyle was born on November 16, 1972 as Andrea Kay Pyle in Houston, Texas and was raised in Memphis, Tennessee. The daughter of Linda and Frank Pyle, she has four older siblings, sisters Debbie and Julie, and brothers Sam and Paul. Pyle attended the North Carolina School of the Arts and graduated in 1995...
“ As Mrs. Ridley. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
“ As Mr. Liss. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Laurie Metcalf was born June 16, 1955 in Carbondale, Illinois, the oldest of three children of Libby (Mars), a librarian, and James Metcalf, a budget director. She was raised in Edwardsville, Illinois. Laurie attended Illinois State University, where she obtained her bachelor of arts in theater in 1977...
“ As Mrs. Liss. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Danny Trejo was born Dan Trejo in Echo Park, Los Angeles, to Alice (Rivera) and Dan Trejo, a construction worker. A child drug addict and criminal, Trejo was in and out of jail for 11 years. While serving time in San Quentin, he won the lightweight and welterweight boxing titles. Imprisoned for armed robbery and drug offenses...
“ As Jaime. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Wilmer Valderrama has amassed an extensive acting resume in film and television that has solidified himself in Hollywood as a sought after leading man. Valderrama stars in FOX's sci-fi series Minority Report
as 'Will Blake,' a new police detective on the force. The series, which also stars Meagan Good
and Stark Sands
“ As Raul. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro, thought of as one of the greatest actors of all time, was born in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City, to artists Virginia (Admiral) and Robert De Niro Sr.
His paternal grandfather was of Italian descent, and his other ancestry is Irish, German, Dutch, English, and French. He was trained at the Stella Adler Conservatory and the American Workshop...
“ As Chairman Giacomo Schema. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
An intense, versatile actor as adept at playing clean-cut FBI agents as he is psychotic motorcycle-gang leaders, who can go from portraying soulless, murderous vampires to burned-out, world-weary homicide detectives, Lance Henriksen has starred in a variety of films that have allowed him to stretch his talents just about as far as an actor could possibly hope...
“ As The Voice. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Jon Bernthal was born and raised in Washington D.C., the son of Joan (Marx) and Eric Bernthal, a lawyer. His grandfather was musician Murray Bernthal. Jon went to study at The Moscow Art Theatre School, in Moscow, Russia, where he also played professional baseball in the European professional baseball federation...
“ As Captain Welch. I originally had Stephen Lang in mind, but after reading his backstory in Book 6, I estimated that Welch would be around his 40s/50s. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Justin Tyler Berfield was born on the 25th of February, 1986, and resides in Los Angeles. Born and raised in California, he has been acting since he was 5 years old when he landed a part in a commercial for Folgers Coffee. He has appeared in over 22 national television commercials including an advertisement for Colgate toothpaste and was subsequently dubbed "The Commercial Kid" when he was younger...
“ As Mitchell. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
An only child, Idris Elba was born and raised in Hackney, London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at a Ford motor factory. His mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting. He gained a place in the National Youth Music Theatre - thanks to a £1,500 Prince's Trust grant...
“ As Mr. Dodds. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
“ As Lin YuLong/Jade Dragon. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Tall, dark, but somewhat gentle-looking actor Ray Stevenson was born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland on 25 May 1964, on a British army base. His father was a British pilot in the Royal Air Force, and his mother is Irish. He moved with his family to Lemington, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England in 1972 at the age of eight, and later to Cramlington, Northumberland, where he was raised...
“ As Carl Vey. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
At the age of two, Dominic and his family moved from England to Sydney's Bondi and then moved to the Western Suburbs. After becoming a landscape gardener, he soon tired of the profession and, whilst watching the war movie Platoon
, decided to become an actor. Due to his working-class background...
“ As Gervaso. I had originally casted Ricardo Mendia Jr, but changed it for two reasons. 1. Purcell is actually old enough to have fought in the Gulf War. 2. Mendia's recent manslaughter charge. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
John Yohan Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea, but moved to Los Angeles, California as a child, where his father was a Christian minister. Cho was educated at Herbert Hoover High School at Glendale before moving on to the University of California at Berkeley where he studied English Literature. Upon graduation...
“ As Ben. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Rhys Ifans was born and raised in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, the son of teacher parents, Beti Wyn (Davies) and Eirwyn Evans. He was educated in two Welsh language schools - Ysgol Pentrecelyn, where his mother taught, and Ysgol Maes Garmon. During his childhood, Ifans showed an interest in performing and attended youth acting school...
“ As Joel. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Dark haired, usually mustachioed US actor with a cheeky grin who achieved pop culture status through his portrayal of the kooky patriarch "Gomez Addams" in the hit TV series The Addams Family
, John Astin was born March 30, 1930, in Baltimore, MD. He attended Johns Hopkins University and studied mathematics...
“ As Simon. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Michael was born in Philadelphia but raised in Lawrenceville, Georgia by parents Michael and Maureen Kelly. He has two sisters, Shannon and Casey, and one brother, Andrew. He went to college at Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina with the original intention to study law, but changed his mind after taking an acting elective...
“ As Principal Dallstrom. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
“ As Ms. Johnson. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Sterling Knight was born and raised in Houston, Texas, who discovered his passion for acting at an early age of 10. He appeared on various plays through out his school years and had his big film break as a supporting role on 17 Again
as Alex O'Donnell. In his first leading television role, Knight starred as Chad Dylan Cooper...
“ As Drew. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
“ As Corky. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Christina Marie Masterson is an American film, stage and television actress. She played the pink Power Ranger in Power Rangers Megaforce (2013)and Power Rangers Super Megaforce (2014). She also had roles in Monster-in-Law (2005) and Deadgirl (2008). She has been part of the kids choice awards 2014. She can also be seen in various TV commercials such as coca-cola...
“ As Angel. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Emily Jordan Osment was born in Los Angeles on March 10th, 1992. She is the younger sister of The Sixth Sense star, Haley Joel Osment. Her father is also an actor of some renown. Following in their footsteps, Emily started her acting career performing in several commercials, including a radio spot with Dick Van Dyke...
“ As Colby Cross. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Dynamically entertaining heavyset US actor with piercing eyes, William Forsythe has a superb talent for playing some truly unlikeable and downright nasty characters that dominate the films in which he appears! If you're cast as the "hero" against Forsythe's "villain", then you have your work cut out for you...
“ As Clyde Stuart. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
“ As Scott. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
J.K. Simmons is an American actor. He was born Jonathan Kimble Simmons in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, to Patricia (Kimble), an administrator, and Donald William Simmons, a music teacher. He attended the Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; University of Montana, Missoula, MT (BA in Music). He had originally planned to be a singer and studied at the University of Montana to become a composer...
“ As Chief Davis. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Chloë Grace Moretz
Chloë Grace Moretz was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to Teri (Duke), a nurse, and McCoy Lee Moretz, a plastic surgeon. She has four brothers, all older, including actor Trevor Duke-Moretz
. Her ancestry is mostly German and English. Chloë's first two appearances were as Violet in two episodes of the series The Guardian
“ As Cassy. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Bryan Lee Cranston is an American actor, voice actor, writer and director. He is perhaps best-known for his roles as "Walter White" on the AMC drama series, Breaking Bad
, for which he has won four consecutive Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Emmy Awards, and as "Hal", the father on the Fox situation comedy...
“ As Dr. Coonradt. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly
Action film star Gary Daniels was a real-life kick-boxing champion. With rugged good-looks, a muscular build and a charming personality, it was a natural for him to move from the world of fighting to that of acting. Born Gary Edward Daniels on May 9, 1963 in Woking, Surrey, England, Daniels was a childhood fan of legendary martial arts film star Bruce Lee
“ As J.D.. ” - ImaWeabooApparantly