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Warner Bros. Looking to Bring in Jordan Peele for Akira Film Warner Bros. Looking to Bring in Jordan Peele for Akira Film
"Akira", the popular 1988 anime, has been brought up numerous times to be considered for a big screen adaptation.  It has passed through the hands of many directors, and even when it was close to fruition, the studio dropped the project. Now, rumors are swirli...
03/30/2017 3:33 PM EDT  |  Read More

Kristen Stewart Offered Akira Film Adaption Role Kristen Stewart Offered Akira Film Adaption Role
It's been reported that Kristen Stewart has been offered a role in the upcoming film, "Akira". In fact, the role would be the female lead of Kei. Parts have also been offered to Gary Oldman, Helena Bonham Carter and Garrett Hedlund.   Kei is a me...
11/15/2011 3:31 PM EDT  |  Read More

Akira Heading to the Big Screen Akira Heading to the Big Screen
"Akira", the cult anime hit, is going to be made into a live action film. Warner Bros. will be releasing the project. There is no word on what the budget will be for the film, but an original budget had been set at between $90 and $100 million. The studios wil...
10/20/2011 1:49 PM EDT  |  Read More