We may have another one on board for Ender’s Game! Hailee Steinfeld is presently in talks with the studios to play the lead female role of Petra Arkanian in the film adaptation of Orson Scott Card‘s book. She is best known for her role in True Grit as Mattie Ross.
Reported by Variety:
Hailee Steinfeld is in negotiations to star as the female lead in OddLot Entertainment’s sci-fi ENDER’S GAME. Steinfeld is in talks to play Petra Arkanian, the only girl in Salamander Army who quickly becomes Ender’s ally and trusted right hand.
If she ends up taking the role, she’ll be working alongside Asa Butterfield and Gavin Hood.
Source: Comic Book Movie