Comic-Con: ‘The Giver’ Panel Talks Controversy, Dystopian Fiction
By Reel Life With Jane on July 24, 2014
“The Giver” is the quiet heart and soul amidst the bombastic, cartoon craziness that is Comic-Con. The film – adapted from Lois Lowery’s 1993 teenage dystopian novel, so polarizing that it’s mandatory reading for some middle schoolers but banned from certain bookshelves – arrives in theaters on August 15. READ: Interview – Lois Lowry on Books, Writing & The Giver Questions at the mid-day panel focused mainly on Lowery, despite the way-hotter-in-person-than-in-the-trailer Brenton Thwaites, sitting pretty with his counterpart, Odeya Rush, who looks like the love-child of Mila Kunis and Chloe Grace Moretz. . . .