Back in January we reported that Warner Bros. shut down production on Akira, which had Garrett Hedlund attached to portray Kaneda. There has been no movement on the project since then, but two unused storyboard images drawn by concept artist Sylvain Despretz have surfaced, from when Ruairi Robinson was attached to direct a few years back, offering a look at what might have been. Check it out!

<strong><em>Akira</em></strong> Storyboard #1

<strong><em>Akira</em></strong> Storyboard #2

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Jaume Collet-Serra was the last director attached to Akira. It was said back in January that Warner Bros. is planning on reworking the script, to bring the $90 million budget down to a more reasonable level.

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