Keith R.A. DeCandido (kradical) wrote,
Keith R.A. DeCandido
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Akira live action movie in the works

According to this article on Anime News Network ("the Internet's most trusted anime news source," a distinction for which I doubt the competition is fierce), Warner Brothers and Appian Way, the latter being Leonardo DiCaprio's production company, are adapting Akira, originally a manga by Katsuhiro Otomo, who later directed an animated film adaptation.

I can see the casting call sheets now...

TETSUO
Must be able to shout "Kineda!" at the top of his lungs repeatedly.

KINEDA
Must be able to shout "Tetsuo!" at the top of his lungs repeatedly.
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