New Astro Boy Preview Clip - "Escape from Metro City"
09.18.09 by REELZ
We've got a new action-packed three-minute scene from Imagi's coming CGI-animated adventure Astro Boy. This is an old anime classic from the '60s that has been given a modern makeover, but if it's new to you, we've included the official synopsis after the clip.
Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy tells the story of a young robot with incredible powers, created by the brilliant scientist Dr. Tenma (Nicolas Cage). Powered by positive blue energy, Astro Boy (Freddie Highmore) 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 encounters many colorful characters along the way. His adventures teach him the joys and emotions of being human, and gain him 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 means to be a hero.