Taika Waititi assures fans that he is still directing the live-action adaptation of Akira.
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Originally a manga and then an anime, Akira is set in a post-apocalyptic future with a cyberpunk aesthetic...
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...and is about the leader of a biker gang whose friend develops telekinetic powers after a motorcycle accident.
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Taika Waititi signed on to direct the live-action adaptation of Akira in 2017.
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However, his duties writing and directing Thor: Love and Thunder for Marvel has forced Akira to be delayed.
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Still, Waititi insists he's committed to making his live-action Akira happen...
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...and fans should be happy to hear he's taking the time to do the story justice.
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