First Trailer Unveiled For ‘The Giver’

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By Maryann Yin Comment

The Weinstein Company has unveiled the first official trailer for The Giver movie adaptation. This film will hit theaters on August 15, 2014.

The video embedded above offers glimpses of scenes featuring cast members Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander SkarsgÄrd, and Katie Holmes. Entertainment Weekly has posted photos from the movie set.

Author Lois Lowry earned her second Newbery Medal for The Giver back in 1994. Bridges, who plays the title role, has been an advocate for this project for many years. (via BuzzFeed)