17 December 2010 7:31 AM, PST | The Geek Files | See recent The Geek Files news »

If The idea of boxing robots grabs your attention, we have the first trailer and a couple of new images for Hugh Jackman's new sci-fi action flick Real Steel.

Directed by Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum 1 & 2, Date Night), this Dreamworks Studios project is released on October 7, 2011. Executive producers include Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future series, Forrest Gump, Contact, The Polar Express).

Also in the cast are Evangeline Lilly, Dakota Goyo, Kevin Durand and Anthony Mackie, plus the real robots used for many of the fights.

Here's the synopsis:

Dreamworks Studios presents Real Steel, an action drama about a former boxer (Hugh Jackman) who, against all odds, gets one last shot at a comeback when he teams up with his estranged son (Dakota Goyo) to build and train the perfect contender for the new hi-tech sport of robot boxing.

A gritty, white-knuckle, action ride set »

- David Bentley

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