Imagi Studios has released the first teaser trailer for Astro Boy.
The film, from the makers of TMNT, is adapted from the classic Manga series, sees a robotic boy struggling to live up to his father’s expectations, Pinocchio-style, but ultimately ending up a hero.
The voice cast includes Freddie Highmore, Kristen Bell, Nicholas Cage, Bill Nighy and Donald Sutherland.
If you’ve been waiting for this one, get ready to keep holding that breath – the film doesn’t arrive until late 2009. Curse those long ‘toon development schedules!
Meanwhile, to tide you over, watch the teaser below.