Tag "Akira"

Akira Coming to 4K Blu-ray

Akira is an anime film released back in Japan in 1988. Set in a dystopian world, it became a cult classic internationally after its initial release through theatrical and home

Katsuhiro Otomo working on new Akira anime series

Akira is a 1988 cyberpunk anime movie about friendship and secret government experiences from director Katsuhiro Otomo. It’s based on the 1982 manga, which Otomo also created, and the anime is

Taika Waititi’s live-action Akira coming in May 2021

Hollywood adapting anime and manga isn’t a new thing. We’ve had movies like Ghost in the Shell and Dragonball: Evolution, although both have been panned by critics. This year we

Akira changed the game for anime with Western audiences

With Akira being one of my favorite classics and recently showing the film to some close friends of mine, it only seemed right to do a little digging and discuss

Warner Bros pursuing Jordan Peele to direct ‘Akira’

Jordan Peele may jump from horror to sci-fi with Akira. Hot off of the success of Get Out, Warner Bros is now looking to Jordan Peele to direct Akira. At this stage, Warner

Christopher Nolan to adapt live-action Akira?

Hollywood has been trying to adapt the anime masterpiece, Akira, for a while. The last we heard, Netflix’s Daredevil writer Marco Ramirez was brought on to adapt the anime as a

Live-action Akira to be brought back by Daredevil showrunner

Akira has been a movie that has been in the works for some time now. It looks like there is light at the end of the tunnel, as Warner Bros. has

Live-action Akira visual test footage

Irish filmmaker Ruairí Robinson worked on a presentation to help Warner Brothers get the rights to make a live-action Akira film. The presentation is a visual test that included a few

Director says Akira live-action film is dead in the water

Good news for all you fans who were not too keen on seeing a live-action American adaptation of the beloved anime and manga Akira. The director for the project was recently

This stunning trailer for live action Akira is as good as it gets

The Akira Project, a passion project by director Nguyen-Anh Nguyen with a team from over 12 countries, launched their concept trailer of Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 legendary manga-turned-anime feature, Akira. The original Akira

Harry Potter as an ’80s anime?

If you’re a fan of Akira and Harry Potter, then look no further than this reimagined Harry Potter world as a 1980s anime. Thanks to the guys over at Nacho

Live-action Akira still has a pulse and may get 3 movies?!

ARRRRRrrrrg! Why?! Why will this not just go away?! Warner Bros. has been pretty quiet as of late. It was in early January of last year that we reported that

Akira Movie Production Gets Shut Down…Again

Oh Warner Bros., when will you learn that some things just shouldn’t be done? Supposedly, the production for the live-action Akira movie was going to begin in late February, early

Akira Movie Has Been Greenlit

Even before the movie can get off the ground, fans have shown their hatred towards Hollywood’s plan to bring the cult anime movie, Akira, to the big screens. The main

Why Won’t You Die: Akira Gets a New Director

Who the [email protected]$! is Jaume Collet-Serra? Apparently he is the new director for the Akira Live-Action. After the news of Albert Hughes dropping out of the project, many had hoped

Akira Live-Action Film Might Finally be Dead

Score one for the fans! It seems that the long, tumultuous road that was the Akira live-action film has finally reached the point of no return. Comic Alliance and other sources have confirmed

Albert Hughes Quits Akira Live Action

You can take this as either good or bad news. Albert Hughes has left the Akira movie project thanks to creative differences. This film project has been having a lot

Keanu Reeves as Kaneda in Akira Live Action Movie?

Currently, Keanu Reeves is in talks with Warner Bros. to potentially play Kaneda in the upcoming Akira film. So far there has been multiple people that have been looked at

George Takei Against Alleged Whitewashing of AKIRA

AKIRA, created by the legendary Katsuhiro Otomo began as a manga series and then a feature length animated film.  Since then it has been featured on music videos, fashion, and more.  A

Kanye West’s Akira Motorcycle on Craigslist

It looks like Kayne West’s custom life size replica Akira motorcycle was put up for sale on Craigslist.  Originally built for the rapper’s ‘Stronger‘ music video the ad which was

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