The science fiction news site, io9 got their hands on a casting call for the film adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s classic,  Enders Game (Tor, 1985), a strong indicator that the project is finally moving ahead, after years in development. Based on their reading of the character descriptions, the movie will stick closely to the book, “All of the book’s themes, including the brutality of warfare and the need to understand your enemy, remain intact.”

The movie will be directed by Gavin Hood (; the script is by by Star Trek‘s Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman (X-Men Origins: Wolverine; Rendition).

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