Director Brad Bird’s 1999 animated classic “The Iron Giant” will return to theaters this fall, and this new remastered trailer from Yahoo! Movies invites fans to relive the magic all over again during its very limited engagement. You can check the trailer out on Yahoo!'s website.
In what’s dubbed “The Iron Giant: Signature Edition,” the sci-fi comedy-drama will be remastered and “enhanced” with two new seasons. It will be released through Fathom Events on Sept. 30, with an encore in select markets on Oct. 4. Locations and the ticket on-sale date will be announced in August at FathomEvents.com.
Set in 1957, the Warner Bros. adaptation of Ted Hughes’ novel centers on a young boy named Hogarth Hughes who discovers a giant robot that fell from space. With the help of a beatnik artist, Hogarth must stop a federal agent and the U.S. military from finding and destroying the Iron Giant.
The movie’s voice cast included Eli Marienthal, Jennifer Aniston, Harry Connick Jr., John Mahoney and a then little-known Vin Diesel. The film will play in theaters in participating theaters on September 30 at 7 p.m. with encore 12 p.m. noon showings on Oct. 4.