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  • Live-action "Akira" is coming, and the Hughes brothers will direct it

    Live-action "Akira" is coming, and the Hughes brothers will direct it

    One of the best manga ever created, Akira, is going to the big screen. And this time, it won't be an anime (like the one from 1988) but a live-action film. We first reported about plans to shoot the live-action remake, whose rights were bought by Leonardo DiCaprio's production company, Appian Way, back in February 2008. The idea was scrapped a few months later, until New York Magazine wrote in Read More

  • Akiiiiiiiirrrrrraaaaa live-action movie coming in 2009

    Akiiiiiiiirrrrrraaaaa live-action movie coming in 2009

    All I remember about Akiiiiiiiirrrrrraaaaa is some kid who kept on screaming “Akiiiiiiiirrrrrraaaaa” over and over again. Now, however, it will become a live-action movie set in New Manattan where people will yell “Akiiiiiiiirrrrrraaaaa” in new studio apartments while shopping at Dean and Deluuuuuuuucaaaaa. Ruairi Robinson directs with a script from Gary Whitta. It should… Read More