We just caught up with the team behind the Imagi Entertainment feature, Astro Boy to talk about the upcoming animated film. Watch our exclusive video interviews with Astro Boy himself, Freddie Highmore, as well as actress Kristin Bell, below!
Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist. Powered by positive "blue" energy, Astro Boy 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 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.
Astro Boy will zoom into theaters on October 29th, 2009.