February 27, 2014

Winter Reading Games Event 4

Posted by at 1:41 am in Book to Big Screen, Celebrities, Reads | Permalink

olympicsbanner130Cast your favorite stars in a movie based on your favorite book!

So many books I love have been turned into movies: Harry Potter, Hunger Games, The Chronicles of Narnia, Percy Jackson . . . The list could go on and on! And while it’s super-exciting to see how different directors and actors interpret the stories and characters I’ve loved on the page, I can’t help but wonder how things would turn out if someone else played Peeta, or Hermione, or even Grover. That’s why our next Winter Reading Games event is . . . drumroll,  please . . . Dream Cast! Which actors would you choose to play the characters in a movie adaptation of YOUR favorite book?

Right now I’m reading The Lost Hero from the Heroes of Olympus series. My dream cast?

rosslynch      zendaya      cameronboyce

What book are YOU reading right now? If it were turned into a movie (or if it already has been), whom would you cast to play the characters? Share in the Comments section below!

PS. Are you coming to the Readathon on Saturday? It’s going to be EPIC!

image from kids.scholastic.com— En-Szu, STACKS Staffer

Image credits: Zendaya, Andrew Evans/PR Photos; Ross Lynch, Charles Edwards/PR Photos; Cameron Boyce, Disney Channel

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  1. sabrina

    i am reading The Lunar Chronicles right now.My dream cast would be Liam Hensworth as prince Kai.Dove Cameron as Cinder Linh. I would add more but i can’t think of anything.

  2. ghostblue21

    I personally do NOT think Disney stars should be in a movie like The Lost Hero. It would ruin my all-time FAVORITE series for me. Not to sound mean or like a hater or anything, but I just don’t think Disney actors have the skills to pull off such amazing characters. I would pick:
    Alexander Ludwig as Jason Grace
    Seychelle Gabriel as Piper Mclean
    Jake T. Austin as Leo Valdez

  3. Madelyn

    My Brother Sam Is Dead is an amazing book! These are the actors that should play it.
    Sam- Logan Lerman
    Tim- Leo Halm
    Susannah- Kali Rocha

  4. bluepink858

    hi everyone can everyone be my friend PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. creativefashionista24

    I just finished reading lost hero. i mostly agree but isn’t Camereon Boyce younger than Zendaya and Ross lynch

  6. l

    awesome i love n.b.t its awesome !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

  7. Bubblyred7

    For How I Survived Middle School the cast would be:
    Selena Gomez for Jenny
    Kristen Stewart for Sam
    Taylor Swift for Addie

    I can’t think of any more!