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'Astro Boy' Escapes Capture in Extended Clip

September 18, 2009 (8:33 am) GMT
Discovering that he is different from the other kids, Astro Boy finds himself in a high-speed chase around the Metro City to avoid capture.

About month away from the theatrical release of "" in October, Summit Entertainment unravels an extended clip for the CG-animated film. Coming out via Moviefone, the nearly four minutes footage opens with the young robot realizing that he is different, before he is quickly thrown into a high-speed chase around the city.

Set in futuristic Metro City, this movie follows a young robot with incredible powers. Astro is created by a brilliant scientist to replace the son he lost, but when the scientist finds out the robot couldn't mend his grieving heart, he sends Astro away. Alone and rejected, the young robot embarks on a journey in search of acceptance where he experiences betrayal and gets into a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he finally returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the scientist.

"Astro Boy" is an adaptation of Osamu Tezuka's classic manga. It comes from "" helmer David Bowers. Penned by Timothy Harris, it features the voice of as the titular character Astro Boy, as Dr. Tenma, as President Stone and as Cora among many others. It will be distributed in U.S. theaters on October 23.

"Astro Boy" Extended Clip:



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