After years in development, the long-awaited film adaptation of the sci-fi classic “Ender’s Game” finally hits theatres this weekend. Based on the award-winning 1985 novel by Orson Scott Card, "Ender's Game" is set in the wake of an alien invasion that nearly annihilates humanity and follows a brilliant child (Asa Butterfield) who is drafted into the military and trained to become Earth's last hope against another invasion. The film features an impressive supporting cast that includes Harrison Ford, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin, Viola Davis, and Ben Kingsley.
Of course, in any discussion about "Ender's Game," Orson Scott Card's name is bound to come up. When asked about the raft of controversial statements made by original “Ender’s Game” author in recent months (comments that have led some fans to boycott the film), film director Gavin Hood was unequivocal in his condemnation of those views.
“Would I rather not be dealing with this? Of course,” Hood told Yahoo Movies Canada,Read More »from ‘Ender’s Game’ director Gavin Hood on the Orson Scott Card issue