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Is Akira Christopher Nolan's Next Movie?

Is Akira Christopher Nolan's Next Movie?

Christopher Nolan has reportedly been meeting with a filmmaker who was previously attached to Akira, which is rumored to be a trilogy.
Akira Movie Back on Track with Daredevil Writer

Akira Movie Back on Track with Daredevil Writer

Daredevil writer and new showrunner Marco Ramirez has signed on to write the long-gestating Akira adaptation for Warner Bros.
Akira Gets Edge of Tomorrow Writer Dante Harper

Akira Gets Edge of Tomorrow Writer Dante Harper

Dante Harper is working with Warner Bros. to bring the anime Akira to the big screen in a live-action movie.
Jaume Collet-Serra Returns to Direct Akira

Jaume Collet-Serra Returns to Direct Akira

The Unknown director stepped away from the project last January when Warner Bros. halted production to try and bring down the budget.
Akira Would Have Made Kaneda and Tetsuo Brothers Says Toby Kebbell

Akira Would Have Made Kaneda and Tetsuo Brothers Says Toby Kebbell

The actor was a contender to play Tetsuo in Warner Bros.' live-action manga adaptation, before the studio shut the project down.
Two Akira Storyboards Offer a Look at This Stalled Production

Two Akira Storyboards Offer a Look at This Stalled Production

These drawings come from when Ruairi Robinson was attached to direct Warner Bros.'s Manga adaptation, which shut down in January.
Akira Shuts Down Production at Warner Bros.

Akira Shuts Down Production at Warner Bros.

The script is being reworked to hopefully bring the $90 million budget down to a more respectable number.
Akira Casting Synopsis Offers New Story Changes

Akira Casting Synopsis Offers New Story Changes

A casting call for the Vancouver shoot reveals more about the plot of this live-action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's manga.
Akira Wants Ken Watanabe

Akira Wants Ken Watanabe

The Japanese actor has been offered the Colonel role, which Warner Bros. originally offered to Gary Oldman.
Akira Tests Michael Pitt and Paul Dano for Tetsuo

Akira Tests Michael Pitt and Paul Dano for Tetsuo

D.J. Cotrona, Logan Marshal Green, Toby Kebbell, Richard Madden, Rami Malek, and Alden Ehrenreich also up for this coveted role.
Kristen Stewart Offered Role of Kei in Akira

Kristen Stewart Offered Role of Kei in Akira

The Twilight star may play the woman who falls for Garrett Hedlund's Kaneda in Warner Bros.' live-action adaptation of the hit manga.
Ezra Miller and Alden Eherenreich Wanted for Tetsuo in Akira

Ezra Miller and Alden Eherenreich Wanted for Tetsuo in Akira

Jaume Collett-Serra will direct this live-action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's manga for Warner Bros.
Gary Oldman Wanted for Arthur & Lancelot

Gary Oldman Wanted for Arthur & Lancelot

Warner Bros. wants the actor to portray Merlin in David Dobkin's medieval adventure, along with a role in Akira.
Garrett Hedlund Is Kaneda in Akira

Garrett Hedlund Is Kaneda in Akira

The Tron: Legacy star is in final negotiations for the lead role in Warner Bros.' live-action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's popular manga.
Gary Oldman and Helena Bonham Carter Offered Akira

Gary Oldman and Helena Bonham Carter Offered Akira

Gary Oldman may play Colonel while Helena Bonham Carter is circling Lady Miyako in this Warner Bros. manga adaptation.
Akira Gets Greenlight, Garrett Hedlund Eyed to Play Kaneda

Akira Gets Greenlight, Garrett Hedlund Eyed to Play Kaneda

Warner Bros. gives the greenlight to the longstanding anime adaptation, and looks at the Tron: Legacy actor for it's lead character.
Akira Wants Director Jaume Collett-Serra

Akira Wants Director Jaume Collett-Serra

The Unknown director is set to take over this long-gestating Warner Bros. live-action adaptation of the popular Japanese manga.
Akira Loses Director Albert Hughes

Akira Loses Director Albert Hughes

Warner Bros. is currently seeking another director for their troubled adaptation of the Katsuhrio Otomo manga series.
Akira Loses Keanu Reeves

Akira Loses Keanu Reeves

The actor has passed on the role of Kaneda, although Warner Bros. insists the project is still in development.
Akira Wants Keanu Reeves for Kaneda

Akira Wants Keanu Reeves for Kaneda

The actor hasn't been offered the role as of yet, although it is said that talks with Warner Bros. are going well.

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