Akira

Jordan Peele Won’t Direct the Live-Action ‘Akira’
Ever in search of the Next Big Thing™, Hollywood thought it had found it: Live-action adaptations of classic anime. These cartoons have a decidcated hardcore audience, tons of built-in name recognition, and the sorts of exciting visuals that lend themselves to massively budgeted CGI spectacle…
What the ‘Akira’ Movie Would Have Looked Like
Comic artist Chris Weston recently took to his blog to post almost a dozen storyboards that he drew up for the live-action ‘Akira’ adaptation back when Albert Hughes was attached to direct and Kristen Stewart set to star. Weston and Hughes, having worked together on ‘Book of Eli…
Would Be ‘Akira’ Actor Explains Why Movie Didn’t Work
‘Akira‘ has been one of those Hollywood projects that has been languishing in development hell for quite some time now. The project has been greenlit and stalled so many times that Vegas has now starting taking odds on whether or not the project will ever get off the ground. Actor Toby…
What Would the Live-Action ‘Akira’ Film Have Looked Like?
‘Akira,’ the one Japanese movie property that Hollywood has been trying so hard to get ahold of but fans constantly shudder at the thought of. Once upon a time a filmmaker by the name of Ruairi Robinson teamed up with wonderful concept artist Sylvain Despretz and began to form his visi…