Robots Special Tonight

Here’s a reminder for those of you eagerly awaiting the March 11 release of 20th Century Fox’s CG-animated feature, Robots. Fox Television will air a half-hour, behind-the-scenes special on the film tonight, March 4, at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Titled Assembling Robots: The Magic, the Music and the Comedy, the special will feature a look at the computer animation process, as well as commentary from the filmmakers, interviews with the voice cast and an exclusive first look at an extended scene from the movie. Viewers will also be treated to the world-premiere of the Robots music video.

From director Chris Wedge and other creators of Ice Age, Robots stars Ewan McGregor as the voice of Rodney Copperbottom, an android inventor in a world populated entirely by automatons. With hopes of meeting master inventor Bigweld (Mel Brooks), Rodney journeys into Robot City, where he finds adventure and meets a variety of interesting characters. The voice cast also includes Robin Williams, Halle Berry, Greg Kinnear and Amanda Bynes. The feature was designed and exec produced by writer/illustrator William Joyce (Rolie Polie Olie).