Exclusive Featurette from ENDER’S GAME Blu-ray Goes behind the Scenes of Asa Butterfield’s Zero-Gravity Training, Plus an ENDER’S GAME Blu-ray Giveaway!

     February 10, 2014

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Gavin Hood’s sci-fi adventure Ender’s Game comes to Blu-ray February 11th, and we have an exclusive behind-the-scenes look to share with you today.  This Blu-ray featurette takes a look at stars Asa Butterfield and Hailee Steinfeld going through zero-gravity training and shooting scenes for the Battle Room.  In addition to the actors’ commentary, director Hood and stunt coordinator Garrett Warren talk about the process of shooting realistic zero-gravity scenes, training the actors to simulate motion in zero gravity, and even inventing unique rigs to move the actors around on set.  It’s a cool look behind the scenes of Ender’s Game’s movie magic.  Hit the jump to watch, and for how you can win a copy of Ender’s Game on Blu-ray.

Watch our exclusive look at the Ender’s Game Blu-ray featurette below, and be sure to pick the movie up on February 11th:

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In order to enter the Blu-ray giveaway contest, email thecollidermailbox@gmail.com with your name and address and include ENDER’S GAME Giveaway in the headline. You also need to have “liked” Collider on Facebook.

This giveaway will be open until February 20th and is only open to residents of the United States.  Also, only one entry per person.  Once the giveaway ends, we’ll look over the entries, make sure you’ve liked us on Facebook, and randomly pick out the winner. It never hurts to mention why you think you deserve to win.

Official synopsis:

In the near future, a hostile alien race called the Formics have attacked Earth. If not for the legendary heroics of International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley), all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, the highly esteemed Colonel Hyrum Graff (Harrison Ford) and the International Military are training only the best young minds to find the future Mazer.

Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield), a shy but strategically brilliant boy, is recruited to join the elite.  Arriving at Battle School, Ender quickly and easily masters increasingly difficult challenges and simulations, 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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