Warner Bros. gives the greenlight to the longstanding anime adaptation, and looks at the Tron: Legacy actor for it's lead character.
The Unknown director is set to take over this long-gestating Warner Bros. live-action adaptation of the popular Japanese manga.
Warner Bros. is currently seeking another director for their troubled adaptation of the Katsuhrio Otomo manga series.
The actor has passed on the role of Kaneda, although Warner Bros. insists the project is still in development.
The actor hasn't been offered the role as of yet, although it is said that talks with Warner Bros. are going well.
The short list of actors being considered also includes James McAvoy, Garrett Hedlund, Michael Fassbender, Chris Pine, and Justin Timberlake.
The Harry Potter scribe will redraft the long-gestating remake of the popular Japanese manga epic.
The 127 Hours actor is in talks to star in The Hughes Brothers' live-action adaptation of the classic manga by Katsuhiro Otama.
The Oscar-winning actor is set to play The Colonel in this upcoming Manga adaptation.
It seems Warner Bros. has an offer out to the young star for this upcoming Anime adapation.
Warner Bros. is looking to reteam with The Book of Eli directors.
The actor will produce a live-action motion picture version of the anime classic.
The film is aiming for a pre-strike start date.