The Giver: See Three Exclusive Photos from the Movie

It’s been 20 years in the making – and looks like it’s been worth the wait.

Check out these three exclusive photos from the film version of The Giver, which hits screens Aug. 15, two decades after Lois Lowry first published the beloved novel about a dystopian society.

Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes and a Little Bit of Taylor Swift Steal Screen in The Giver Trailer

The latest trailer for The Giver turns the spotlight on the film’s A-list actors: Meryl Streep, Jeff Bridges and Katie Holmes.

Streep, as the icy Chief Elder, rules the Community with an eerie calm, purring, “When people have the freedom to choose, they choose wrong.”