Production has officially wrapped on the set of Ender’s Game and several of the young actors on the film has been tweeting their appreciation and love for the shoot.
The film is based on the novel of the same name written by Orson Scott Card who has a voice cameo in the upcoming adaptation. The film is directed and written by Gavin Hood. It has also been confirmed by Card that the film is a fusion of Ender’s Game and its parallel novel, Ender’s Shadow, focusing on the important elements of both.
The film will be released on November 1, 2013, by Summit Entertainment.
The official plot synopsis for the film is:
Talented pre-teen children, including Andrew “Ender” Wiggin, discovered by humanity’s military International Fleet, are trained for battle against the alien insectoid Formics (“Buggers”) invading Earth. Ordained by Graff as the IF’s next great hope, Ender is promoted to Command School. Once there, he’s trained by Rackham himself to lead his fellow soldiers into an epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and humankind.
You can see the tweets below:
The full cast of the film includes:
- Asa Butterfield – Ender Wiggin
- Harrison Ford – Colonel Hyrum Graff
- Abigail Breslin – Valentine Wiggin
- Hailee Steinfeld – Petra Arkanian
- Aramis Knight – Bean
- Moises Arias – Bonzo
- Jimmy Pinchak – Peter Wiggin
- Suraj Parthasarathy – Alai
- Conor Carroll – Bernard
- Khylin Rhambo – Dink
- Brandon Soo Hoo – Fly Molo
- Ben Kingsley – Mazer Rackham
- Viola Davis – Major Anderson
- Caleb J. Thaggard – Stilson
- Stevie Ray Dallimore – John Paul Wiggin
- Andrea Powell – Theresa Wiggin
- Nonso Anozie – Sergeant Dap
- Cameron Gaskins – Pol Slaterry
- Tony Mirrcandani – Admiral Chamrajnagar
- Orson Scott Card – Pilot