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Posts Tagged ‘Asa Butterfield’

Ender’s Game Trailer Released

The first trailer for the movie adaptation of Orson Scott Card‘s Ender’s Game has been released.

We’ve embedded the trailer above–what do you think? Here’s more about the film, from the release:

In the near future, a hostile alien race called the Formics have attacked Earth. If not for the legendary heroics of International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley), all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, the highly esteemed Colonel Hyrum Graff (Harrison Ford) and the International Military are training only the best young minds to find the future Mazer. Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield), a shy but strategically brilliant boy, is recruited to join the elite.

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Producers Launch ‘Ender’s Game’ Film Blog

The producers of the Ender’s Game adaptation have launched an on-set Tumblr for fans to follow the creation of the movie.

The weekly posts have featured photos of props, production sets and a sighting of Ender Wiggin himself, actor Asa Butterfield. What do you think of the casting?

Author Orson Scott Card will publish Earth Unaware, a prequel title to Ender’s Game, in July 2012. Besides that book, Card has several other manuscripts in the works including the next installments for the The Shadow Saga, the Women of Genesis series, the Pastwatch series, the Mithermages series, The Mayflower trilogy and the Pathfinder series. (via Shelf Awareness)