Freddie Highmore of Willy Wonka fame will be lending his voice to the upcoming animated version of Astro Boy set to arrive in theaters next year, and we wonder why they chose a 16-year-old with an English accent to play the titular hero. In the manga, Astro is only nine years old... will audiences buy Highmore as a little robo-boy? At least he has the spiky hair down. [Comic Book Movie]