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Animatrix in theatres March 21st

posted on 2003-01-18 16:33 EST
"Final Flight of the Osiris," a part of "Animatrix"," to accompany "Dreamcatcher" theatrical release on March 21.

A recent press release announcing the theatrical release of Castle Rock Entertainment and Village Roadshow Pictures' supernatural thriller "Dreamcatcher," also announced that "Final Flight of the Osiris," will accompany it to theatres. "Final Flight of the Osiris" is a prelude to the upcoming second movie "Matrix Reloaded."

Billed as a "fusion of CG-animation and Japanese anime" "Final Flight" is one of the nine animated shorts that make up Animatrix. However, unlike the other episodes, which were directed by Anime notables such as Shinichiro Watanabe and Yoshiaki Kawajiri, "Final Flight" was directed by Andy Jones, written by the Warchowski brothers (the creators of the Matrix) and animated at Square USA.

Excertpts from Press Release:
When "Dreamcatcher" makes its domestic theatrical debut on March 21, it will be accompanied by "Final Flight of the Osiris," a groundbreaking short film conceived by the creators of "The Matrix" trilogy. Inspired by the visionary action and innovative storytelling that power "The Matrix," this fusion of CG-animation and Japanese anime serves as an explosive prelude to "The Matrix Reloaded."

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