By Lanford Beard
Updated October 25, 2011 at 08:09 PM EDT

Summit Entertainment has slated the big-screen adaptation of sci-fi classic Ender’s Game for release on March 15, 2013. Based on Orson Scott Card’s 1985 novel about a futuristic earth whose government recruits children to fight aliens, the film follows youngster Ender Wiggin, whose strategy skills make him humanity’s last hope. Director Gavin Hood (X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Tsotsi) will helm the project for producers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman (Star Trek, The Proposal). Check out the cast of Ender’s Game HERE.