Monday, October 20, 2008


After witnessing the death of his mentor "5" at the hands of the malevolent construct, the rag doll "9" must confront his fears. He must destroy the creature and steal the talisman of trapped souls it carries as a trophy.

9 is a 2004 short film by Shane Acker that has accumulated quite a collection of awards and accolades. Focus Features, the specialty arm of Universal Pictures, is backing a feature length version with Tim Burton (among others) producing. Voice talent for the feature includes Jennifer Connelly, Elijah Wood, Christopher Plummer, and Martin Landau. It currently has a release date of December 26, 2008 in the United States.

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