The first clip for Summit Entertainment’s Ender’s Game has landed. The film stars Harrison Ford as the man charged with training young pilots who are deemed to be our last hope of saving mankind. In the first full scene we’ve seen from the sci-fi epic that is due November 1, Ford is meeting with star pupil Asa Butterfield and the chat is… quite insightful.
From the outset, it seems as if Butterfield’s character is in trouble. In fact, it is exactly the opposite. He is about to be given his own army to command.
As can be gleaned from the Ender’s Game trailer, this “promotion” of Butterfield’s Ender character is not out of left field. These children, let’s call them what they are, really are truly the key to turning the tide in a battle against aliens who have brought us to within inches of our total annihilation.