Osamu Tezuka's classic manga and anime icon Astro Boy hits your local cineplex this Friday (Oct. 23) in a big-budget, 3-D animated film from Summit Entertainment. According to Newsday, the film gives the '60s character a topical '09 spin, grappling with "topical issues, cosmic questions and metaphysical disorientation. If anyone still thinks animation is only for children, this first Astro Boy film will happily disabuse them."
More info at the Astro Boy official site.
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