Ender’s Game Cast Interview’s with EW at Comic-Con 2013

With the hype and flutter of Comic-Con this year we probably missed some interviews the cast did during the event but here we are still trying to catch up with the press.

EW interviews Asa Butterfield and Hailee Steinfeld hours before their Hall H panel. Mostly they talk about the storyline of the movie and their characters. Also, about those darn painful harnesses!

Source: Entertainment Weekly


Image of Petra and Ender Entering Battle Room

EW put together a slideshow for the “14 Hot Panels” of Comic-Con. Within the slideshow we are given a better quality shot of Hailee Steinfeld as Petra and Asa Butterfield as Ender getting ready to enter the battle room (while holding hands! I can’t get over that).

Petra and Ender

We can see a the inside of the gate’s mouth and a better look at the suits and flash guns.

However, the one thing a lot of fans might be thinking is, are Petra and Ender more than friends? Though I see the hand holding cute, it can also look as more intimate. You can also think back at some of the moments in the trailer where Petra gives Ender a smile and we see in some snippets she travels with him.

Can the movie change their relationship as such? What do you guys thinks? Let us know in the comments.

New Image of Ender’s Game in EW’s Comic-Con Issue

Apart from having Ender’s Game on one of their special Comic-Con issues this month, you can also find a new image of Petra and Ender entering the battle room inside the magazine.

Thanks to our friends at EnderNews we have a picture of the image from the article (They’re holding hands, how adorable!).

EW image of petra and ender

EW’s Ender’s Game Bonus Cover

Entertainment Weekly featured this bonus cover on their Facebook page of Harrison Ford as Colonel Graff and Asa Butterfield as Ender Wiggin .

EW bonus cover

Looks like these bonus covers are a series of Comic-Con specials. You can find similar bonus covers for Spider Man 2, and Orphan Black in their photo albums.

First Look at Ben Kingsley as Mazer Rackham!

To play a character in a film isn’t the only thing an actor needs to transition that character from novel to film. In addition to Gavin Hood’s ideas for the film the make-up Ben Kingsley had to wear for his role as Mazer Rackham was key in bringing Mazer to life.

EW gives us the first look at Ben Kingsley in full costume as Mazer Rackham.

via EW

via EW

The kids on set weren’t the only ones being taught about their roles. Ben Kingsley had a Maori tribal expert with him explaining the history about his tattoo.

 “Every gesture in the tattoo carries family history, family struggles – it’s your past,” the actor says. “I was so enthralled. He’s in quite a contained, stylized uniform but then this wonderful face tells his warrior history.”

You can read the full article at EW. How do you feel about the addition of the Maori tattoo’s? Are they a creative addition? Or do you think a little too much makeup for the character? Let’s discuss our thoughts in the comments.

Trailer Premiere and First Look of Ben Kingsley as Mazer Rackham!

Summit has announced via Facebook that in 7 days (next tuesday; 5/7) Google and YouTube will premiere the Ender’s Game Trailer online. Who’s excited for a week countdown?


Also, tune in tomorrow for EW‘s premiere at the first look of Ben Kingsley as Mazer Rackham. We’ll get to see the war hero in his surprising face tattoos, what do you guys think will be shown in the still?

Who’s going to be glued to their computer screens for the trailer? What do you think of the trailer announcement? Let us know in the comments?