Fans were concerned with one major distinction that the first released trailer failed to portray and that was the missing black and white plot device that is so important to the book. Well, fans can rejoice now! Yahoo! Movies released a featurette restoring a bit of faith in the newly adapted, ‘The Giver’. In the feature, author of the best selling novel, Lois Lowry speaks of the plot surrounding Jonas character, whose played by Brenton Thwaites. ‘The Giver’ hits theaters August 15th, 2014.
Synopsis: In a perfect world where there is no conflict, racism or sickness, every member of society has a specific role, and 16-year-old Jonas is selected to be the Receiver of Memories. As Jonas uncovers the truth behind his world’s past, he discovers that many years earlier his forefathers gave up humanity in order to have a stable society.