Studio:New Line Cinema (Warner Bros.)
Screenwriters:Andre Fabrizio, Jeremy Passmore
The classic character "Astro Boy" is going to star in his own live-action feature. Created by Osamu Tezuka in 1952, "Astro Boy" tells the story of a young robot built by a scientist to replace his recently deceased son. After being abandoned Astro is raised by another scientist where he’s given upgrades that allow him to fight crime. Several TV shows based on the character have been made and an animated feature was released in 2009.