Want to know what other Ender's Game fans think? Read all about it and post your own HERE!

This morning brings to us the first official still from next year’s film adaptation Ender’s Game, brought to us exclusively by Entertainment Weekly.

The still, which shows child military genius Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield) with Colonel Hyrum Graff (Harrison Ford), is from the barracks at Battle School in space, where Ender is in training with the International Fleet among the world’s brightest young soldiers.

In the background, you can see the insignia for the International Fleet as well as their beds, no doubt a cold contrast to what they’ve just left at home. Alai (Suraj Partha) stands next to Ender. Behind Graff there’s a female cadet and several unidentified cast members (most likely background).

In the photo above, we get a first glimpse of Hugo’s Asa Butterfield (right) as Ender, standing in line with other new recruits (a.k.a. “Launchies”) early on at his time in the Battle School. He’s facing off with the imposing Colonel Graff (Harrison Ford, center) over whether his emails to home are being blocked. It’s telling that the two characters are clashing over communication, since they’ve got major communication issues with each other. In the novel, Ender could never be sure whether Graff was manipulating him, or whether he simply saw great potential in him and wanted to foster it.

The actors tried to mirror their characters’ emotions. “The relationship between [Harrison] and Asa was very close,” explains Hood, “but he didn’t overly befriend him off the set. He helped Asa by allowing that slight sense of intimidation to be there.” Getting intimidated by Indiana Jones himself? Sounds like a cinch! What was harder for the cast of children was filming the movie while going to school. “The kids have to attend school for at least three hours of class every day, plus do homework, so you can only shoot with someone like Asa for five hours of your day,” says Hood. “There was no time for fooling about or not knowing your lines or being unprepared.” To everyone’s delight, Butterfield (along with every child actor) proved himself a true professional. “Asa being prepared meant that we could focus on the scenes, and these are complicated scenes for a young actor,” says Hood.

Source: Full article at EW.com

Related posts:

  • http://www.facebook.com/garett.duhamel Garett Du Hamel

    Can not wait for the movie!!! When will we get a preview?

    • Valentine

      Hopefully soon Garett! What are you hoping to see the most in a trailer?

  • Pingback: Fansite Exclusive: New 'Ender's Game' Still of Salamander Army

  • http://shockya.com/ Monique Jones

    The still looks great! This looks like it’s going to be a great movie!

  • NameName

    Ender is six. This guy is too tall. -.-

Pre-Order Ender’s Game on Amazon


Countdown to Ender`s Game on DVD

days
0
-15
-1
hours
0
-6
mins
-4
-4
secs
-4
-5

Connect with EnderWiggin.net

Button-Facebook Button-Pinterest Button-Twitter Button-YouTube
Button-GPlus Button-Tumblr Button-RSS Button-Mail

Upcoming Events

Jul
13
Sun
2014
all-day Harrison Ford’s Birthday
Harrison Ford’s Birthday
Jul 13 all-day
Related posts:PHOTO: First Picture of Ender and AlaiPHOTO: Ender at the Gate from EW's Fall Movie PreviewPHOTO: Ender and Bean as Launchies in the Battle RoomVIDEO:Read More
Aug
11
Mon
2014
all-day Viola Davis’ Birthday
Viola Davis’ Birthday
Aug 11 all-day
Related posts:Fansite Exclusive: New 'Ender's Game' Movie Still of Salamander ArmyEW.com Exclusively Reveals First Look at Ben Kingsley as Mazer Rackham in 'Ender's Game'Extended 'Ender's Game'Read More
Oct
3
Fri
2014
all-day Aramis Knight’s Birthday
Aramis Knight’s Birthday
Oct 3 all-day
Related posts:A Look at Ender's MonitorFan Made Friday: Oil Painting of Ender WigginNew Interview with Orson Scott CardVIDEO: Ender's Game Clip 'Ready Enough'
Nov
2
Sun
2014
all-day Brandon Soo Hoo’s Birthday
Brandon Soo Hoo’s Birthday
Nov 2 – Nov 3 all-day
Related posts:Asa Butterfield Offered Role of Ender WigginWhat 'Ender's Game' Must Ultimately AccomplishYahoo! Movies Unveils First Poster for 'Ender's Game' MovieVIDEO: Ender's Game Command School IceRead More
Dec
11
Thu
2014
all-day Hailee Steinfeld’s Birthday
Hailee Steinfeld’s Birthday
Dec 11 all-day
Related posts:The Consequences of Placing the Weight of a Fandom on a Child's ShouldersNew 'Ender's Game' Still with Graff and Ender in the Battle RoomVIDEO: HaileeRead More

View Calendar

Recent Comments

Follow @EnderNet on Twitter

Grab Ender's Game movie wallpapers >>
Top
372 queries. 0.812 seconds. 72.75MB
Copyright © 2013