Alcobendas is not only related with Hollywood thanks to Penelope Cruz. In an industrial estate, 300 artists from 20 nationalities, it was filmed in the Studios Ilion in 2009 the most expensive film in the history of Spanish cinema. ‘Planet 51’ cost 55 million euros and arrived at 3,400 rooms of the united States on November 20, a date flagship in the calendar, the Day of thanksgiving, reserved for the film event. Made in addition of the hand of Sony Pictures and stars who put the voice to the characters as Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Jessica Biel, Seann William Scott, Gary Oldman and John Cleese.
Even NASA gave its logo, something which was not the case from ‘Space Cowboys’, Clint Eastwood. They were delighted with this point and apart in the history of the animation industry in spain, which for the first time looked like-in regard to invoice and ambitions giants such as Pixar and Disney. Its protagonist is an american astronaut who comes to a planet inhabited by small green creatures. They live happily in a world full of white fencing, reminiscent of the joyful innocence of the America of the 50’s, and only fear the appearance of an alien like this cosmonaut. Maybe you miss more spark, bad milk, and originality, but made history in the Spanish cinema.
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