WHO’S IN IT?

Eli Marienthal (American Pie), Jennifer Aniston (Cake), Harry Connick, Jr. (Independence Day), Vin Diesel (Fast & Furious 7), Christopher McDonald (Happy Gilmore), John Mahoney (Barton Fink), M. Emmet Walsh (Calvary), James Gammon (Major League), Cloris Leachman (The Last Picture Show)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Brad Bird (The Incredibles), director; Tim McCanlies (Secondhand Lions), writer; Allison Abbate (Frankenweenie) and Des McAnuff (Quills), producers; Michael Kamen (Die Hard), composer; Steven Wilzbach (film debut), cinematographer; Darren T. Holmes (How To Train Your Dragon), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In the mid-1950s, a giant robotic creature (Diesel) crash-lands on Earth. It is soon discovered by nine-year-old Hogarth Hughes (Marienthal), who befriends the friendly creature and protects it from paranoid government agent Kent Mansley (McDonald)…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

This half-term, don’t miss your opportunity to see the beloved Brad Bird classic on the big screen for the first time since its underwhelming original run back in 1999 – and it also comes with a few never-before-seen scenes fully animated in all its glory, making this a must for any fan of the original.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2016