Running Time: 90 Mins
Retail Price: £17.99
Release Date: 31/05/2010
Content Type: Movie
A thrilling tale of a true hero, Astro Boy is an all new, featurefilm full of action, adventure, humour and heart and brought to life on the big screen in breathtaking CGI animation.
Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist named 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 journeyin search of acceptance, Astro Boy encounters many other colourful characters along the way. Through his adventures, he learns the joys and emotions of being human and gains the strength to embrace his destiny.
Learning his friends and familyare in danger, Astro Boy marshals his awesome super powers and returns to Metro City in a valiant effort to saveeverything he cares about and to understand what it takes to be a hero.
2 x All new animated sequences
Inside the Recording Studio
Designing a Hero
Building Metro City
Getting the Astroboy Look
Image Gallery: creating a global icon
Samuel L. Jackson