The first trailer for “The Giver” is now available online
Now fans of the beloved story of “The Giver” can get their first glance at the upcoming film adaptation thanks to a new trailer that was released this morning. The film is an adaptation of the Newbery Medal-winning children’s novel by Lois Lowry’s.
Grey-tones are very important colors in the novel, and that follows through to the trailer, so don’t be too skeptical of the film’s choices at first when you watch the trailer, it holds special meanings for the film’s story. If I have to tell you that, then you should read the book, it is a classic story that you shouldn’t be missing
The popular YA novel centers around a dystopian society, with a facade of perfect peace. In this place there is no hunger, no wars, no hatred or disease. Starring in the film is young Thwaites, his character is the young boy selected service as the ‘Receiver of Memories’ under The Giver (played by Bridges). As an old man the Giver teaches the boy to use his gifts.
Opposite this scenario is Streep, playing the role of society’s Chief Elder, and the one who assigns tasks. The Giver was set with a budget of around $25 million, with Vadim Perelman writing the adapted script and Michael Mitnick finishing draft.
Of course the original novel is a timeless classic, the YA novel is one of the principal novels usually assigned to children here in the United Staes as required reading. The film is set to hit theaters on Aug. 15, 2014.