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Since the lead would require a very strong child actor who move from 12 to 21, it's a big challenge. Asa Butterfield, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, would be my pick. He can move an audience to tears without over playing the part. The Niccolls role calls for someone who can be vulnerable and willing to please, yet at the same time has a side quite capable to lying, cheating and even killing.Learn more about the book and author at Nancy Bartley's website, and follow her on Twitter.
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My Book, The Movie: The Boy Who Shot the Sheriff.