Coming Attractions: Animation Celebration

by | January 31, 2009 at 4:45 AM | Animation Celebration, The Movies

Tim Burton's 9

Every weekend, we present five of the hottest and most interesting trailers for upcoming movies that we’ve got here on Fancast. The previews are often people’s favorite part of the movie experience anyway. This week, as part of our Animation Celebration, we’re taking a look at previews for some true works of animated art.


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9
Tim Burton produced this animated post-apocalyptic adventure drama about the strange life that goes on after humanity goes extinct. To be released on 9/9/09. Featuring the voices of Elijah Wood, Jennifer Connelly, Crispin Glover, John C. Reilly and Martin Landau.

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Up
The next effort from the do-no-wrong gang at Pixar, hot on the heels of Wall-E, is this story about a crotchety old man who ties thousands of balloons to his home in order to pick it up and sail through the skies with it to South America. Featuring the voices of John Ratzenberger, Christopher Plummer, Delroy Lindo and Ed Asner.

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Monsters vs. Aliens
An alien invasion threatens the earth, and only a secret government team of misfit monster operatives can save our planet from being conquered. Featuring the voices of Seth Rogen, Reese Witherspoon, Rainn Wilson, Hugh Laurie, Will Arnett, Stephen Colbert, Kiefer Sutherland and Paul Rudd.

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Astro Boy
Based on the classic series that many credit with the birth of manga and anime, this film tells the story of a young robot boy with amazing superpowers and an amazing spirit of nobility and heroism. Featuring the voices of Freddie Highmore, Nicolas Cage, Donald Sutherland, Kristen Bell and Nathan Lane.

*****


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Coraline
A young girl finds a pathway to an alternate reality where everything is fun all the time, only to find that it might not be everything its cracked up to be. Featuring the voices of Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, Jennifer Saunders, Ian McShane and Keith David.

*****


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Planet 51
An astronaut from Earth starts a paranoid panic with his arrival on a peaceful alien world. Featuring the voices of Seann William Scott, Jessica Biel, Justin Long, Gary Oldman and John Cleese.

*****


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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
Skrat and the rest of the Ice Age gang return for another installment in their prehistoric saga. Featuring the voices of Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary and Queen Latifah.

*****