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‘Non-Stop’ director Jaume Collet-Serra is still interested in Warner Brothers’ live-action version of ‘Akira’ and hopes it will be his next film.
by Andy Crump | 1 year ago34 Comments
Warner Bros. is moving forward with a live-action ‘Akira’ movie yet again, with Jaume Collet-Serra (Unknown) readying to begin shooting in Spring 2014.
by Sandy Schaefer | 2 years ago45 Comments
‘After Earth’ writer Gary Whitta talks about his work on the script for ‘Akira’, solving the problem of Westernization and Shia LaBeouf as Tetsuo Shima.
by H. Shaw-Williams | 2 years ago31 Comments
A collection of storyboards for Ruairi Robinson’s abandoned live-action ‘Akira’ adaptation have made their way online, offering a better look at the sci-fi project in its earliest stages.
by Sandy Schaefer | 3 years ago18 Comments
Now that Gary Oldman has passed on playing ‘The Colonel’ in ‘Akira’, the role has been offered to Oscar-nominee Ken Watanabe.
by Sandy Schaefer | 3 years ago22 Comments
Several young actors are testing for the role of the super-powered Tetsuo in Warner Bros.’ live-action ‘Akira’ project. Read on to find out who the current contenders are.
by Sandy Schaefer | 3 years ago32 Comments
A couple of young stars are being eyed for Warner Bros.’ ‘Akira’ project. Meanwhile, Fox is reportedly close to selecting an up-and-coming actor to play John McClane’s son in the fifth ‘Die Hard’ movie.
by Sandy Schaefer | 3 years ago45 Comments
Warner Bros. reportedly wants Gary Oldman to play both Merlin in ‘Arthur & Lancelot’ and ‘The Colonel’ in ‘Akira’. But which one is he a better fit for?
by Sandy Schaefer | 3 years ago9 Comments
Reports are in that Gary Oldman and Helena Bonham Carter have been approached to co-star in Warner Bros.’ live-action ‘Akira’ project. Read on for additional details.
by Sandy Schaefer | 3 years ago33 Comments
A live-action Americanized remake of the cult classic Japanese comic book/animated movie ‘Akira’ has been greenlit by Warner Bros. – and could feature Garrett Hedlund (TRON: Legacy) in the lead.
by Sandy Schaefer | 3 years ago42 Comments
Jaume Collet-Serra (‘Unknown’) has signed on to direct the live-action ‘Akira’ remake. Is he the right man for the job?
by Rob Frappier | 4 years ago26 Comments
Keanu Reeves has officially passed on the role of Kaneda in the live-action ‘Akira’ movie. Warner Bros., however, says that the expensive adaptation is still moving forward.
by Sandy Schaefer | 4 years ago22 Comments