Thursday, June 29, 2006

Will OSC Have A Cameo Appearance?

Orson Scott Card was asked on Hatrack whether he would have a cameo appearance in the Ender's Game movie. Here are some of the responses:

OSC: I want to put on a cool costume and be the Hive Queen.

A Rat Named Dog (Geoff Card): I think he should be an officer sitting on the shuttle that takes Bean to Battle School. He should give Bean a contemptuous look, and then return to reading a book.

OSC: By the way, Rat Named Dog was cheating. He's read the script and he KNEW there was such an officer who glances at Bean contemptuously on the shuttle. But until he suggested it, I never thought of that as an Orson-worthy cameo. Now, you can be sure I will. They'll stick me in the film IF my script is used, and that's as good a spot as any.

OSC: If they use my script, then they probably won't mind my hanging around. If they don't, then I'd be an awkward presence on the set.

3 Comments:

At 2:10 AM, Blogger prometheanpenguin said...

Is the movie planned to feature both Ender and Bean?

 
At 11:03 AM, Blogger matt said...

yes, yes. important Q

 
At 7:51 AM, Blogger 16w/AnIntricateMind said...

If Card's screenplay isnt accepted im not sure ill even go see the movie... too many good books have been put in shambles due to the pathetic attempts at a creating a movie based off the book.

additionally i think it would be awesome to have Card in the movie as well (kind of like Stan Lee in the all of the Marvel movies)

 

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