Perennial favorite Astro Boy is back with a new movie due out late 2009.
The official synopsis: “Set in futuristic Metro City, Imagi Studios’ “Astro Boy” is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist to replace the son he has lost. Unable to fulfill the grieving father’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 man who had rejected him.”
The voice talent for the Astro Boy movie is A-List: Nicolas Cage, Kristen Bell, Donald Sutherland, Nathan Lane, Bill Nighy, Eugene Levy, Matt Lucas and Freddie Highmore.
The Astro Boy Movie Teaser Trailer as following. The current release date is October 23, 2009.