Hypable put their fancast thinking caps on again for who they think could play the role of cigarette-holding, generous, handsome, and charming Augustus Waters. I love this character so much, whoever plays him would have to be phenomenal as I’m sure many would agree with me there. Is there that phenomenal person on this list? See for yourself. (Please note: this is not my fancasting list of possibles.)
David Lambert was born in Louisiana. He has also lived in England,Taiwan,Texas, and Georgia. He has been doing theater for many years. His theater experience includes Mr. Tumnus in Narnia, Mayor in Seussical, Caringford in Little Princess, and Phao in Jungle Book. David is a relative unknown with his most recent work being in TV movies.
Douglas Booth was born in England and at age twelve decided he wanted to be an actor. Booth has been very open about his struggle with dyslexia which lead him acting. Plus understanding that struggle would help him build the character of Augustus. Booth has starred opposite Matt Smith in Christopher and His Kind and can soon be seen playing Romeo in the remake of Romeo and Juliet.
Drew Roy is an actor who became active in the big screen beginning 2006. He first appeared in Curse of Pirate Death, followed by the movie Blink. His most notable movie is Secretariat in which he played Seth Hancock. In 2009, he played Travis Benjamin on Lincoln Heights, Griffin on iCarly and Jesse on Hannah Montana. At present, he is one of the cast members of the science fiction series Falling Skies.
Daniel Sharman was born in London. He began working as an actor at The Royal Shakespeare Company before going on to train for three years at The London Academy of Dramatic Art in 2007. After which he performed in many theatrical productions in London and Europe. Needless to say Daniel has a strong acting background. Daniel was most recently seen in [Immortals] on the big screen.
Thomas Mann is a Portland, Oregon native who moved to Dallas, Texas when he was two. Thomas has been in TV shows iCarly and The Middle as well as the movies Project X and Funsize. Thomas will be more visible in 2013 with three films, As Cool as I Am (with Claire Danes and James Marsden!), Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters and the much-awaited film, Beautiful Creatures, being released.