In the near future, a hostile alien race, The Formics, have attacked Earth. If not for the legendary heroics of International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham, all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, the highly esteemed Colonel Hyrum Graff and the International Military are training only the best young children to find the future Mazer.
Ender Wiggin, a shy, but strategically brilliant boy is pulled out of his school to join the elite. Arriving at Battle School, Ender quickly and easily masters increasingly difficult war games, distinguishing himself and winning respect amongst his peers. Ender is soon ordained by Graff as the military's next great hope, resulting in his promotion to Command School. Once there, he's trained by Mazer Rackham, himself, to lead his fellow soldiers into an epic battle that will determine the future of Earth and save the human race.
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Making it look as if the actors were weightless involved both physical and digital means. Mr. Butterfield and Aramis Knight were fitted with harnesses, and, with the help of cables and motorized arms, suspended above the ground. The astronaut Greg Chamitoff advised the filmmakers on how to move. Even so, Mr. Butler had to digitally manipulate some of the footage to make the movement feel more fluid and weightless. Read More