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Watch: Antonio Banderas Gets Gritty in First 'Automata' Sci-Fi Trailer

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August 20, 2014
Source: Yahoo

Automata

"If you want to survive, you must stay with us." Just recently, we highlighted two teaser posters for an upcoming sci-fi flick called Automata, starring Antonio Banderas. Now the first trailer has arrived, and it definitely has our attention. It seems like a mix of Isaac Asimov's I, Robot mixed with Blade Runner and a hint of District 9. It's gritty, with practical robots, and some impressive visuals for such a low profile sci-fi project. Of course, the question is whether or not the big ideas teased in the trailer are effectively transferred to the big screen, unlike the Will Smith attempt to adapt Asimov's classic work. Watch below!

Here's the first trailer for Gabe Ibáñez's Automata, originally from Yahoo:

Automata is directed by Spanish filmmaker Gabe Ibáñez (Hierro) from a script he wrote with Igor Legarreta and Javier Sánchez Donate. The film, set 50 years in the future, follows Antonio Banderas as Jacq Vaucan, an insurance agent of ROC robotics corporation routinely investigates the case of manipulating a robot. What he discovers will have profound consequences for the future of humanity as he uncovers a truth that is far more complex than the make or model of any machine. Melanie Griffith, Dylan McDermott, and Robert Forster also star in the film which hits VOD and limited theaters this fall on October 10th. Interested?

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Reader Feedback - 20 Comments

1

So basically it's Blade Runner?

ff on Aug 20, 2014

2

Gives me a I, Robot vibe, but with a nice twist to it. I have high hopes for this, really looking forward to seeing it.

Justin R on Aug 20, 2014

3

Just a vibe? It's pretty much I robot but more dystopian.

Jon Odishaw on Aug 20, 2014

4

SONNY!!!

DAVIDPD on Aug 23, 2014

5

Please let this be good!

Snev De la Fontaine on Aug 20, 2014

6

couldn't agree more...

shiboleth on Aug 20, 2014

7

Looks interesting. I'm picturing Dylan McDermott as his character from Hardware.

NathanDewey on Aug 20, 2014

8

yes for sure! Every sience fiction movie has my special attention but onley a few are worth mentioning...

Avi on Aug 20, 2014

9

Except for Melanie Griffith, this looks great !!

Tester on Aug 20, 2014

10

Melanie Griffith. Still hot.

Tyler Hayes on Aug 20, 2014

11

Where's The Fresh Prince?

Nielsen700 on Aug 20, 2014

12

Not 100% sold on the concept (it seems like is been done before), but I AM sold on that cinematography. Wow. Beautiful looking film.

jay on Aug 20, 2014

13

Has an odd "Blade Runner" feel to it.

Eric Wilson on Aug 21, 2014

14

Looks bazonus, will keep my eyeballs looking out for it.

Carpola on Aug 21, 2014

15

hummm good feelings.... And Ethan, i loved "I, Robot". Anything with Asimov's idea gets my attention.

ANOTHERDUMUSER on Aug 21, 2014

16

Looks awesome. Had no idea that was Dylan McDermott. Looks totally different with that beard and slicked back hair.

steve on Aug 21, 2014

17

Lol this is so Blade Runner and I,Robot but......I don't care:) looks great!

SkyNet300 on Aug 21, 2014

18

Has Melanie Griffith had some work done?

The Dude on Aug 23, 2014

19

Sick. Audaciously cool. On my RADAR!

DAVIDPD on Aug 23, 2014

20

"...that's like saying, you're just an ape." Wow. That line alone got me hooked.

ali3000 on Aug 26, 2014

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