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20 of Our Favorite YA Novels: Who Should Play the Lead?

Ged from A Wizard of Earthsea - Bobb'e J. Thompson

Few young African-American actors have the quality of comedic timing of Bobb'e J. Thompson, who is just awesome as Tracy's son on 30 Rock and alongside Paul Rudd in Role Models. Countless comedians have made the transition to drama very well, and we can definitely see Bobb'e as Ged, one of the most memorable  black characters in fantasy fiction. A Wizard of Earthsea is an absolute classic and we're desperate to see it in movie form!

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Matt Heckler

Matt Heckler is a writer, book critic, musician, movie nerd, sci-fi aficionado, and awesome beard haver from Chicago. When he isn't writing for The MindHut, he is drinking tasty beverages and working on his first novel. Follow him on Twitter @androiddreamer!

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