'Astro Boy' Full Trailer Released
The full trailer for the upcoming CGI movie revamp of the anime classic Astro Boy has been released. The film, to be released October 23, 2009, features voice-overs by some of Hollywood's biggest names including Nicholas Cage, Charlize Theron, and Samuel L. Jackson. Freddie Highmore, or his voice rather, takes the role of Astro Boy, a super powered boy robot created to replace the lost son of brilliant scientist Dr. Tenma.
Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he has lost. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, our hero embarks on a journey in search of acceptance, experiencing betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him.