Meanwhile, a viral Facebook page has gone live for the film, featuring the film's unnamed scientist.
9 is a feature-length expansion of Acker's short film of the same name and is produced by Tim Burton, Timur Bekmambetov and Jim Lemley. The tale takes place in a fantasy world in which a band of courageous rag dolls battles for the survival of civilization. 9 features the voices of Elijah Wood, Jennifer Connelly, Crispin Glover, Martin Landau, Christopher Plummer and John C. Reilly. It opens in theaters on Sept. 9.