“The Giver” Drops First Trailer: See It Here!

Posted Wednesday March 19, 2014 10:00 AM GMT

For over two decades, “The Giver” has been a constant champion of the literary world, and now the much-beloved tale is getting the Hollywood treatment.

In the newly-released trailer, Brenton Thwaites, Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes and Jeff Bridges masterfully bring the mysterious story to life.

Also starring Alexander Skarsgard, Taylor Swift, Cameron Monaghan and Odeya Rush, “The Giver” is slated to hit theaters on August 15th.

Per the synopsis, “In a seemingly perfect community, without war, pain, suffering, differences or choice, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the ‘real’ world.”