Waititi may be a blessing in disguise for Akira, as he values diversity when it comes to casting, and I don’t see him embracing the idea of an all-white cast playing Japanese characters.
Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way is producing Akira with Andrew Lazar, while Marco Ramirez wrote the most recent draft of the script,
The project had a life back in 2012 and remained dormant for years, but sources reveal that the studio is moving forward again with Ramirez to pen.
After a decade in development and a recently slashed budget, the studio now seeks a “high-end” rewrite.
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Harry Potter scribe tapped to rework the super hot sci-fi adventure based on the Japanese manga.
Is the English-language live-action adaptation of the epic manga series closer to having its star?
Diaz & Freeman eye some hot new offers.
CONSENT TO KILL, ANOTHER BULLSHIT NIGHT IN SUCK CITY, DEADPOOL, AKIRA, STOKER, ALL YOU NEED IS KILL, ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER, ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK, IS HE THE ONE?, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES, THE GRAY MAN, COGAN’S TRADE, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES & THE F-WORD… Can you guess who is going where?