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Movie Ender's Game ☼ 11.1.13

Discussion in 'Movies & TV' started by Neon, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. Neon

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    I heard Orson Scott Card talk about the process of making this a movie, and left the lecture convinced that this would be a very faithful-to-the-book project. But the director of Wolverine??? Uh oh...

    Way more about the characters and shit at the link.
     
  2. fletcher

    fletcher Darkness always says hello.
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    I think I read somewhere that Justin Bieber is probably going to be cast as Ender.









    :trollol:
     
  3. Neon

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    I know you're joking, but he's too old. One of the things OSC said was that he refused to let them make Ender older. He needs to be a pre-teen kid. It's actually very important to the plot.
     
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    I just hope that this doesnt spawn a trilogy, Speaker for the Dead would be a nightmare to create and honestly probably wouldnt translate to film in any way.
     
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    I agree. The Pequininos would just be cutesy Ewok creatures, and the severity of the whole situation will just get completely lost.
     
  6. LastDeadMouse

    LastDeadMouse WWRBD?

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    That story was such a departure from the original I couldn't even believe it.
     
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    You know they're gonna fagify this and turn it into Twilight in space.
     
  8. Neon

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    I said this in another thread but it is worth repeating: I went to an OSC lecture, and he was telling the story of the first time he tried to sell the rights to an Ender's Game movie. He was about to sign it, and the studio guy said: "You do know we're making Ender 16 and introducing a love interest, right?" and Card ripped up the contract in front of the guy. He said he'd rather not sell the rights at all than get some abomination that is nothing like his book. Good for him. I hope this works out.
     
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    Please no.
     
  10. Neon

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    Release date and Orson Scott Card comments:

    For those of you have been anxiously waiting for Ender's Game like we have, you now have a date to look forward to. Summit Entertainment will release the Gavin Hood directed big screen adaptation on March 15th, 2013!

    The author of the book and screenwriter Orson Scott Card recent reached out to us and gave us some details and insight on what we have to look forward to from the movie. Here's what he had to say...


    Interesting...
     
  11. transit grinder

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    He says a lot has to be cut for his movie, and then slams Peter Jackson for cutting something?
     
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    I think he's talking about trimming the fat vs. an entire event. I don't know if you've read LOTR, but the Scouring of the Shire is a pretty big deal that they just sort of ignored.
     
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    I read the wikipedia entry on it before I made my post in here. It does seem like it would have been a better way to end everything.
     
  14. Jacuzzi Billy

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    Bury me in the snow and have Butters wake me up when this is out.
     
  15. LiddyRules

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    First image

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    Interesting. I always imagined that place to be less "clean" but whatevs. I'm still massively excited.
     
  17. BIV

    BIV I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.

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    Really? I always imagined it to be almost painfully sterile.

    Kids are too old *grumble* (I know, no way to do it right with younger kids. Kid actors suck.)
     
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    I would have been fine if this had never been made. I am more scared of it being fucked up than wanting to see it.
     
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    That there is a truth bomb.
     
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    Downside is they are way too old but the upside is the white girl already sticking out them titties and Hailee Steinfeld.
     
  21. Falldog

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    My problem is that the girl in yellow doesn't know how to fall in properly.
     
  22. Neon

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    That is interesting. I always pictured it way more industrial looking, like something from the alien universe. Something like that.
     
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    BIV I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.

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    That is interesting. I went just the opposite, kinda 2001-ish, or like a hospital. White walls, floors so shiny you can see your face. Rooms all looking the same except for the contents, that sort of thing.
     
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    I'm scared. This is going to be very different from the book. OSC's comments were not encouraging despite their polite tone.
     
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