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The First Trailer for Ender’s Game Looks Surprisingly Awesome!

I’ll admit that I’ve been a bit skeptical of the upcoming sci-fi blockbuster, “Ender’s Game,” but not anymore.

Today the first full-length trailer for the space epic hit, and I must say that it is pretty amazing.

Take special note of the cool space-technology, zero-g fight scenes and awesome special effects. Learn more about the novel after the video.

Here’s the synopsis:

Based on the 1980’s novel of the same name, “Ender’s Game” is set in Earth’s future,where humans are in conflict with the “Buggers”, an insect-like alien species. In preparation for an anticipated invasion, an international fleet maintains a school to find and train future fleet commanders. The world’s most talented children, including Ender Wiggin. The kids are taken at a very young age to a training center known as the Battle School, hovering in Earth’s orbit.

The novel has long been one of the most popular young adult books of all-time, and if you haven’t read it, I would highly recommend it. As a matter of fact, you could read and write about “Ender’s Game” for the 2013 BL reading contest. Click here for more info on the contest and win some cool prizes.

The movie doesn’t hit theaters until November, so if the mood strikes you, there’s plenty of time to finish the book.

What do you think of the movie?

11 Comments on The First Trailer for Ender’s Game Looks Surprisingly Awesome!

  1. scout178 // May 8, 2013 at 8:05 am // Reply

    I read the book and this is nothing like i imagined it!

  2. coolmoviebro // May 8, 2013 at 12:25 pm // Reply

    Is that Harrison Ford as the admiral?

    • Boys' Life // May 8, 2013 at 3:17 pm // Reply

      Yes, Harrison Ford is playing Colonel Hyrum Graff. He’s the tough, manipulative commander in charge of the Battle School.

  3. Would you recomend the book?

  4. The book is awesome! the trailer looks neat, but I had a whole different picture in my head.

  5. Is the tattooed man supposed to be Colonel Graf?

    • Boys' Life // May 10, 2013 at 10:07 am // Reply

      No. The tattooed man is former war hero Mazer Rackham. Colonel Graff is played by Harrison Ford.

  6. purple bird // May 10, 2013 at 7:41 pm // Reply

    Sounds like an awesome movie. Although I have to admit, I don’t think I’ve ever been struck by a mood. :) #Peechtival!

  7. Oooooooo………

  8. I’m near at the middle part of Ender’s Game….
    ….so I can’t wait for the movie to release!

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