Brad Bird’s animated masterpiece The Iron Giant is getting a special remastered re-release in theaters. Now you can watch the trailer below, courtesy of Yahoo! Movies!
Winner of nine Annie Awards, The Iron Giant is the tale of an unlikely friendship between a rebellious boy named Hogarth (voiced by Eli Marienthal) and a giant robot, voiced by a then little-known actor named Vin Diesel. The voice cast also included Jennifer Aniston, Harry Connick Jr., James Gammon, Cloris Leachman, Christopher McDonald and John Mahoney.
The feature directorial debut of Bird (Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Tomorrowland), the film was produced by Allison Abbate and Des McAnuff from a screenplay written by Tim McCanlies. Adapted from poet Ted Hughes’ book, “The Iron Man,” The Iron Giant was first released in the summer of 1999 by Warner Bros.
The Iron Giant: Signature Edition, the film will feature two all-new scenes and will be released in theaters for a limited engagement through Fathom Events on Wednesday, September 30 at 7:00PM local time, with an encore event in select markets on Sunday, October 4 at 12:00PM local time.