Australian Brenton Thwaites leads an impressive cast that includes Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges, Katie Holmes, Alexander Skarsgård and Taylor Swift in Philip Noyce's fast paced sci-fi The Giver.
The haunting story of The Giver centers on Jonas (Thwaites), a man who lives in a seemingly ideal world of conformity and contentment. He is given a life assignment as the Receiver of Memory and begins to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community.
The film is based on Lois Lowry's beloved and highly successful young adult novel of the same name.
The film hits US theaters 15 August and Australian theaters 21 August.