If you happened to read Orson Scott Card’s bestselling book Enders Game, you already know what’s up. If you haven’t read it, and you don’t recognize the gravity of this announcement, hopefully Harrison Ford’s stern, serious introduction will help you get the message: this movie is going to be epic.
In a nutshell, Ender’s Game picks up after an alien attack on Earth, at a time when gifted children are enrolled in a government program called Battle School, indented to sculpt them into brilliant fighters. Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield) is a shy, but strategically brilliant kid who is quickly recognized as the military’s best shot at defeating the the alien threat.
Ender’s Game hits theaters on November 1st, so be sure to check back for the full trailer in a few days.