June 28, 2013 03:54:37 GMT
Summit Entertainment will also bring Abigail Breslin and Hailee Steinfeld along for the Thursday, July 18 panel, and debut the film's new footage.
Summit Entertainment is the latest major Hollywood studio that unveils its plans for this year's San Diego Comic-Con. "Ender's Game" will come to Hall H on Thursday, July 18 with new footage from the big-screen adaptation of Orson Scott Card's book set to be debuted at the convention.
Summit announces names of talent from the sci-fi movie that will attend the event. In addition to director/writer Gavin Hood, Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld and Abigail Breslin will be on hand to promote their latest film, which will be released in theaters nationwide on November 1.
From the press release, it is also revealed that Summit will host a specially constructed "Ender's Game" exhibit outside of the Hilton Gaslamp, featuring 8 unique rooms representing the most iconic environments of the futuristic world, complete with original film props and set pieces used in the movie.
A booth located within the Grand Hall will be prepared by Summit to provide attendees with promotional items.
In "Ender's Game", 16-year-old Butterfield is introduced as the titular character, a shy yet strategically brilliant boy who is chosen to receive special training that later will transform him into Earth's best hope to defeat the alien Formic race.
Ben Kingsley and Viola Davis are included in the cast ensemble.