Orson Scott Card Talks Ender’s Game in Rare Interview


  • By Shane Snow
  • 6:30 AM

Terry Manier

In Ender’s Game, the Nebula Award-winning 1985 novel by Orson Scott Card, a 6-year-old boy is taken from his family on Earth to an orbital military academy to be molded into a soldier for a looming extraterrestrial war. For Ender, a misfit genius among some of the world’s scariest adolescent prodigies, surviving the other cadets is a violent affair in itself—from maiming fellow students in the shower to orchestrating zero-gravity battles.

This month, the classic book comes to the big screen after decades in development purgatory—including at least half a dozen scripts rejected and the studio rights changing hands. Warner Bros.’ rights expired. OddLot Entertainment stepped in and partnered with Summit (a division of Lionsgate) to produce the movie. X-Men Origins: Wolverine director Gavin Hood was chosen to write and direct. Asa Butterfield (Hugo) was cast as Ender and…

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