‘Ender’s Game’ Release Date Moved and a Teaser Photo

Published by Seth Quillen in: Film -- Date: 10 Apr 2012 Comments: 0

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Summit Entertainment has pushed back the release of Ender’s Game March 15, 2013 to November 1, 2013. The film is based on the beloved sci-fi novel wrtten by Orson Scott Card and it had long been in the adaptation stage.

Ender’s Game is being directed by Gavin Hood and stars Hugo‘s Asa Butterfield, Abigail Breslin, Harrison Ford, Hailee Steinfeld and Viola Davis.

I hoping this is because Ender’s Game is coming together in a most amazing way and that they just want to take time to do it right.

In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race’s next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew “Ender” Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic brother Peter, and the person he loves more than anyone else, his sister Valentine. Peter and Valentine were candidates for the soldier-training program but didn’t make the cut–young Ender is the Wiggin drafted to the orbiting Battle School for rigorous military training.

Ender’s skills make him a leader in school and respected in the Battle Room, where children play at mock battles in zero gravity. Yet growing up in an artificial community of young soldiers, Ender suffers greatly from isolation, rivalry from his peers, pressure from the adult teachers, and an unsettling fear of the alien invaders. His psychological battles include loneliness, fear that he is becoming like the cruel brother he remembers, and fanning the flames of devotion to his beloved sister.

Is Ender the general Earth needs? But Ender is not the only result of the genetic experiments. The war with the Buggers has been raging for a hundred years, and the quest for the perfect general has been underway for almost as long. Ender’s two older siblings are every bit as unusual as he is, but in very different ways. Between the three of them lie the abilities to remake a world. If the world survives, that is.

 

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