Summit Entertainment is in talks to co-finance and handle U.S. distribution rights for Ender’s Game.
Sierra / Affinity will launch international sales of the live action, science-fiction Ender’s Game at this year’s Cannes Film Market.
The movie is based on the award-winning novel written by Orson Scott Card with the filmed adaptation directed by Gavin Hood. K/O Paper Products, OddLot Entertainment and Digital Domain are production partners on the film, with Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman producing via their K/O Paper Products banner, Gigi Pritzker and Linda McDonough producing via OddLot Entertainment, along with Orson Scott Card and Lynn Hendee.
The film will be executive produced by OddLot’s Bill Lischak, K/O’s Mandy Safavi, and Digital Domain’s Cliff Plumer and Ed Ulbrich.
Set in Earths utopian future, Ender’s Game is the story of a young boy, a genius strategist, who is drafted by the International Fleet to destroy the alien Formic race.