Los Angeles: Young actor Asa Butterfield is being eyed for Tim Burton's 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children'. The 17-year-old 'Ender's Game' star has not been offered the role, reportedly. Eva Green will play the title character in 20th Century Fox's adaptation of the Ransom Riggs novel.
The story centres around Miss Peregrine and a group of supernaturally powered children she is fighting to protect. Butterfield is in line for the role of 16-year-old Jacob Portman, who is thrown into the strange world after his grandfather is murdered by a monster.
The actor will next be seen in 'Ten Thousand Saints' with Ethan Hawke and Hailee Steinfeld. 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children 'will be released on March 4, 2016.