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"Astro Boy" Teaser Poster Revealed; Animator Jakob Jensen Interviewed

by on October 5, 2007

A movie poster for Imagi Animation Studios’ Astro Boy film has been revealed. The movie will be a CGI-animated adaptation of Osamu Tezuka’s seminal anime character, and is currently scheduled for release in 2009.

UPDATED: The Hollywood Reporter has spoken with animator Jakob Jensen about the challenges and successes in animating Astro Boy at Imagi Animation Studios in Hong Kong. Jensen discusses the difference between Astro Boy and Imagi’s other, more action driven movies like TMNT and the in-production Gatchaman, and the strengths and weaknesses of the animators at the studio.

(via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)

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