News Astro Boy Ad Posted, Early Screenings Slated for NYC (Updated)
posted on 2009-10-02 23:57 EDT
The film distributor Summit Entertainment has posted one of the television commercials for David Bowers and Imagi's computer-animated film adaptation of Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy (Mighty Atom) manga and anime earlier this week. Also posted on the same Movie Jungle website as the commercial is a three-minute clip from the film.
The New York International Children's Film Festival is hosting two special pre-release screenings of the film at the IFC Center at 11:00 a.m. on October 17 and 18. The film opens in Japan next Saturday, and will open throughout North America on October 23.
Image © IMAGI Crystal Limited
Original Manga © Tezuka Productions Co., Ltd.
Update: Apple's QuickTime website has added a new 71-second exclusive clip.
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