It’s been 50 years since the earth repelled an alien invasion, and now children are trained from a very young age to be military tacticians and leaders. Can genius child Ender Wiggin be the supreme commander that we need? Can the movie live up to the classic novel?
The best-selling sci-fi novel Ender’s Game from the highly controversial writer Orson Scott Card is being made into a movie, with a trailer and poster already released. To go with those two items of promotion the studio has released three propaganda posters, like ones you might see if you lived in the Ender’s Game world.
In this episode, Zach finally watches Kill Bill, and gets a little schooling in homages to the past.
Kill Bill is a two-part 2003–2004 action/thriller film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. Kill Bill was originally scheduled for a single theatrical release, but with a running time of over four hours, it was separated into two volumes: Kill Bill Volume 1, released in late 2003, and Kill Bill Volume 2, released in early 2004.
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According to Variety, Harrison Ford has been locked to star in Ender’s Game.
While there is a lot of talk about Harrison Ford joining the cast of Ender’s Game, it looks like Ben Kingsley will be the first adult to be cast in the movie.
According to a story appearing over at Variety, Hailee Steinfeld, star of the Coen Brothers True Grit, is in talks to be the female lead in the upcoming adaptation of Ender’s Game.
Odd Lot Entertainment is in the process of adapting Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game to a a motion picture, and today, the cast is starting to take shape.
In anticipation of the biggest sci-fi release in decades, Marvel is proud to announce that legendary scribe Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston will be on hand at Barnes & Noble in Los Angeles to sign the hardcover release of Formic Wars: Burning Earth! Fans of Card’s magnum opus space epic – the Ender’s Saga – can’t miss this highly demanded prequel, detailing mankind’s fateful first clash with the bug-like alien race known as the Formics…and the battle that ultimately sets Ender Wiggin on his quest to quell a galaxies-wide genocide.
Marvel has announced a new date of February 16th for parties at participating ComicsPRO (www.comicspro.org) retailers to celebrate the launch for the hotly-anticipated launch of Formic Wars: Burning Earth #1 (of 7), the biggest sci-fi launch in decades. Fans demanded it for decades and now sci-fi legend Orson Scott Card, along with writer Aaron Johnston, presents the stunning prequel to the Ender’s saga of novels. Teaming with ComicsPRO and the nation’s top retailers, Marvel is proud to offer exclusive limited edition prints for customers purchasing Formic Wars at participating stores.
In anticipation for the biggest sci-fi release in decades, Marvel is proud to announce that Formic Wars: Burning Earth #1 (of 7) will be on sale February 15th, at select ComicsPRO retailers! The long awaited and highly demanded prequel to sci-fi pioneer, Orson Scott Card’s, legendary Ender’s Saga is finally here and Marvel wants fans nationwide to celebrate a day early! Co-written by Card and Aaron Johnston with art by Giancarlo Caracuzzo, Formic Wars: Burning Earth is the untold tale of mankind’s fateful first clash with the bug-like alien race known as the Formics…and the battle that ultimately sets Ender Wiggin on his quest to quell a galaxies-wide genocide. Mark your calendars and be the first person on your block to get the dynamic first issue, a Formic Wars: Burning Earth limited-edition cover print featuring the variant artwork of superstar Bryan Hitch – only at participating ComicsPRO retailers. Fans will also have a chance to shop through some great sales and stock up on great Ender’s Game collections! And that’s not all! Both Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston will be on hand at Chapel Hill Comics in Chapel Hill, North Carolina for a fan signing!
With the success of the Ender’s Game series in comic book form, Marvel has announced it will bring Orson Scott Card’s Formic Wars to comics. Orson Scott Card will team with co-writer Aaron Johnston and artist Giancarlo Caracuzzo to bring the series to print.
“I’ve been so happy with Marvel’s comic-book adaptation of Ender’s Game, Ender’s Shadow, Ender in Exile and Speaker of the Dead that I wanted my long-imagined story of the Formic Wars to appear first in this wonderfully visualized form,” said Orson Scott Card, “With a whole new set of characters, putting together a ragtag fleet of improvised and adapted spacecraft to take on an alien invader, I think these are some of the best, most inspiring stories in the Ender’s Game future history, and through the work of Marvel’s great team of writers and artists, my tales are coming to life with a power and reality I never could have managed on my own.”
Formic Wars is a prequel to the Ender’s Game series, and the first issue is expected to arrive in stores in February 2011.
Just a reminder to all you Orson Scott Card fans – both hardcover collections of Ender’s Game: Battle School and Ender’s Shadow: Battle School are in stores today.
Follow the sci-fi saga of Ender Wiggin as he prepares for the most challenging game of his life in Enderâ€™s Game: Battle School. Can Ender stop the oncoming war? More action awaits readers as the mysterious orphan Bean ventures through the Battle School in Enderâ€™s Shadow: Battle School. Will Bean prove his worth and save mankind?
Booth of the Premiere Hardcover collections will set you back $24.99.