Friday, July 12, 2013

NY Times weighs in on Ender's Game boycott

Orson Scott Card
LOS ANGELES — At last count, 667 people, give or take, have screen credits on “Ender’s Game.” One of them turned into a problem this week.

A planned boycott aimed at this science-fiction film, which is to be released on Nov. 1, gained momentum just as Summit Entertainment and its partners were getting ready to introduce “Ender’s Game,” with two of its stars, Harrison Ford and Asa Butterfield, at the Comic-Con International fan convention in San Diego next Thursday. At issue is the author of the novel on which the film is based, Orson Scott Card; his views on homosexuality; and his public stance against same-sex marriage.

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