Well, it’s finally here. The CinemaCon trailer for Gavin Hood’s Ender’s Game adaptation has hit the web, and it arrives with true style. Big music, epic sequences, and a poignant voice over by Harrison Ford, playing Colonel Graff. Who, let’s face it, with that gravelly voice, should actually be playing a character named Colonel Gruff.
Ender’s Game has been written and directed by Gavin Hood, adapted from Orson Scott Card’s novel. The film also stars Asa Butterfield as Ender, Ben Kingsley, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin and Viola Davis.
After an alien race called the Formics attacks Earth, the International Fleet prepare for the next invasion by training the best young children to find the future leader to lead the International Military. Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield), a shy but strategically brilliant boy, is pulled out of his school to join International Fleet and attend the legendary Battle School. After easily mastering the increasingly difficult war games, distinguishing himself and winning respect among his peers, Ender is soon ordained by Colonel Graff (Harrison Ford) as the military’s next great hope, resulting in his promotion to Command School. Once there, he’s trained by Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley) himself to lead the military into a war that will determine the future of Earth and the human race.