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Imagi's New Computer-Animated Astro Boy Teaser Posted (Update 2)

posted on 2009-03-24 13:56 EDT
Summit to release remake of Osamu Tezuka's robot boy in U.S. on October 23

The Hulu video streaming website has begun offering a new teaser trailer for IMAGI's computer-animated remake of Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy manga about a robot boy hero. Summit Entertainment is planning to open the film in the United States on October 23. A new one-sheet promotional poster was revealed yesterday.

The Astro Boy film features director David Bowers (Flushed Away) and scriptwriter Timothy Harris (Trading Places, Kindergarten Cop). The cast includes Freddie Highmore in the title role, Nicolas Cage, Donald Sutherland, Nathan Lane, Bill Nighy, Eugene Levy, Kristen Bell, and Matt Lucas.

Source: MTV's Splash Page blog

Update: Hulu has replaced the teaser video with the following message: "Unfortunately, this video is no longer available…."

Update 2: Hulu has restored the teaser video.


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