Pop Culture News

Astro Boy: New Theatrical Trailer Blasts Off


MSN has the exclusive on a brand new trailer for Astro Boy. The film which is slated to hit theaters on October 23rd, 2009 is directed by David Bowers. Astro Boy features the voices of Charlize Theron, Nicolas Cage, Kristen Bell, Nathan Lane, Bill Nighy, Eugene Levy, Matt Lucus and Donald Sutherland.

Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist named Tenma (Cage). Powered by positive “blue” energy, Astro Boy (Highmore) is endowed with super strength, x-ray vision, unbelievable speed and the ability to fly. Embarking on a journey in search of acceptance, Astro Boy encounters many other colorful characters along the way. Through his adventures, he learns the joys and emotions of being human, and gains the strength to embrace his destiny. Ultimately learning his friends and family are in danger, Astro Boy marshals his awesome super powers and returns to Metro City in a valiant effort to save everything he cares about and to understand what it takes to be a hero.

Check out the trailer at this location >