I, personally, can easily see Cavill as Maedhros. For pretty much this exact reason. I'm not really bothered by his height, though I get why a person standing naturally at the height we're looking for would be a relatively more appealing option.
I nominate Georgia Moffet.
(I'd previously nominated Joanna Vanderham, but personally prefer to save her for adult Idril instead)
I nominate Peter Gantzler.
I enjoyed watching him play the role of King Ragnar in The Last Kingdom. I think he would be perfect playing the Lord of Nogrod, with a hint of the villainous, but commanding a great deal of respect. I see...
I nominate Rob-James Collier.
He's played a character that can be quite a bit of a jerk, but not unilaterally so. There are several elements of humanity and passion that viewers can relate to, despite his flaws. I can...
I nominate Darri Ingolfsson (originally suggested by Marielle).
He's got a bit of a dashing look about him that I like for this role as our hunter with a love for the silver light of Telperion. He's Icelandic as well.
I nominate Stephen Hagan.
He has broadway musical experience and I like his youngish, likeable features. Finrod is a character who crosses cultural divides and befriends several people. I think Hagan would be great for this. As an...