Live-Action ‘Astro Boy’ Film Announced

The iconic manga and anime character, Astro Boy is getting the live-action treatment courtesy of New Line.

According to The Hollywood Report, the company is in negotiations to pick up the rights to the character. New Line has hired Andre Fabrizio and Jeremy Passmore to work on the script. The duo worked on San Andreas.

Astro Boy was created by Osamu Tezuka. Astro Boy is a robot boy created by a scientist as a replacement after the death of his son.

Monkeys Fighting Robots will deliver more details as they become available.

Matthew Sardo
Matthew Sardo
As the founder of Monkeys Fighting Robots, I'm currently training for my next job as an astronaut cowboy. Reformed hockey goon, comic book store owner, video store clerk, an extra in 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon,' 'Welcome Back Freshman,' and for one special day, I was a Ghostbuster.