California's annual incentives program has just given Leonardo DiCaprio and director Taika Waititi's live-action version of Akira $18 million.
Director Taika Waititi assures fans the Akira remake won't be whitewashed and that he wants to adapt the manga, not remake the animated movie.
Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi has entered talks to direct the long-gestating Akira adaptation for Warner Bros.
Kasuhiro Otomo will be the final decider when it comes to what's right for Warner Bros. adaptation of Akira.
Jordan Peele wanted to tackle the Akira story but there is one vital reason why he turned down the live-action remake.
Following the massive success of Jordan Peele's directorial debut Get Out, Warner Bros. is courting him for the long-awaited Akira live-action movie.
Christopher Nolan has reportedly been meeting with a filmmaker who was previously attached to Akira, which is rumored to be a trilogy.
Daredevil writer and new showrunner Marco Ramirez has signed on to write the long-gestating Akira adaptation for Warner Bros.
Dante Harper is working with Warner Bros. to bring the anime Akira to the big screen in a live-action movie.
The Unknown director stepped away from the project last January when Warner Bros. halted production to try and bring down the budget.
The actor was a contender to play Tetsuo in Warner Bros.' live-action manga adaptation, before the studio shut the project down.
These drawings come from when Ruairi Robinson was attached to direct Warner Bros.'s Manga adaptation, which shut down in January.
The script is being reworked to hopefully bring the $90 million budget down to a more respectable number.
A casting call for the Vancouver shoot reveals more about the plot of this live-action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's manga.
The Japanese actor has been offered the Colonel role, which Warner Bros. originally offered to Gary Oldman.
D.J. Cotrona, Logan Marshal Green, Toby Kebbell, Richard Madden, Rami Malek, and Alden Ehrenreich also up for this coveted role.
The Twilight star may play the woman who falls for Garrett Hedlund's Kaneda in Warner Bros.' live-action adaptation of the hit manga.
Jaume Collett-Serra will direct this live-action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's manga for Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. wants the actor to portray Merlin in David Dobkin's medieval adventure, along with a role 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.