While it’s common knowledge that teasers for a teaser trailer is not well liked or appreciated among the staff here on ScienceFiction.com, sometimes you just have to bite the bullet and let one through that is worth the 10 second watch. ‘Enders Game’ is one of them.
Summitt Entertainment released this teaser but to make it more enticing to view, they had lead actors Asa Butterfield (‘Merlin’, ‘Hugo’) and Harrison Ford (‘Blade Runner’, ‘Star Wars’) film a quick intro to the clip.
The full teaser trailer will be unveiled tomorrow, Tuesday, May 7, at 1:00 p.m. PT/4:00 p.m. ET during a Google+ Hangout with the film’s director, Gavin Hood, as well as will producer Bob Orci and Ender himself, Asa Butterfield. If you’d like to be part of the Hangout, and see the first trailer when it premieres, head over to YouTube.
Even if you can’t make it, ScienceFiction.com will have the trailer for you to see here!
Check out the teaser below and let us know if you think ‘Ender’s Game’ will be able to live up to the book:
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. Arriving at Battle School, Ender quickly and easily masters increasingly difficult challenges and simulations, distinguishing himself and winning respect amongst his peers. Ender is soon ordained by Graff as the military’s next great hope, resulting in his promotion to Command School. Once there, he’s trained by Mazer Rackham himself to lead his fellow soldiers into an epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race.
‘Ender’s Game’ stars Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Ben Kingsley, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin, Moises Arias, KhylinRhambo, Viola Davis, and Nonso Anozie and hits theaters on November 1st, 2013.