'Ender's Game' Releases Final Trailer

Ender's Game

They made fans jump through a few viral hoops to get it, but the folks at Summit have finally deigned to release the last Ender's Game trailer, which offers a two-minute window into writer/director Gavin Hood's adaptation of the Orson Scott Card sci-fi classic.

It'll be interesting to see where Summit's promotional campaign heads from here, given that Ender's Game isn't scheduled to bow until November 1, and people are bound to get fairly tired of watching this clip between now and then. We can presumably expect more viral hijinks in the interim; for now, content yourself with a more in-depth look at the movie than we've hitherto seen. But first, the synopsis:

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.

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