PHOTOS: Aussie Actor Brenton Thwaites Gives Us A New Reason To Revisit An Old Classic

If you were born in the ’80s, chances are you not only read The Giver in grade school, but you ate that shit up. Which is why we’re pretty excited the tween mind-blower is finally making it to the big screen with some of our favorite actors like Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges and Alex Skarsgaard. Our kinda party. But anyone who’s ever questioned the wisdom of “the Elders” knows this story really revolves around Jonas. And we have a feeling we’re going to be just as into 25-year-old Brenton Thwaites, the relatively unknown Australian actor cast in the role. Here are 18 reasons why: Brenton-Thwaites-27 bt2 6f639c8e86a9d2e506f9a7ff33276b86 malefica-2014-foto-64 tumblr_inline_mjkrbnN2TP1qz4rgp images tumblr_n969uf03kI1rpjuixo6_1280 5d726655172ad7e15ba0ac96c9fbee20_400x400 brenton-thwaites-best-photos-blue-lagoon-shirtless-03 e0a5fdd25b0450a2948428706e0f78d3 Brenton-Thwaites brenton-thwaites-1340017889 x950 Screen Shot 2014-08-12 at 4.41.51 PM