A new viral website for the upcoming film 9, which hits theaters on September 9 (9/9/09), and this new site offers a unique way of explaining the backstory before seeing the film.

The site takes you inside the laboratory of the scientist (who also has a Facebook page set up), and you can explore this lab and piece together the backstory of the film.

CLICK HERE to check out this new viral site for yourself.

9, directed by Shane Acker, features the voice talents of Elijah Wood, John C. Reilly, Jennifer Connelly, Martin Landau, Christopher Plummer and Crispin Glover. The film will hit theaters on September 9.