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'Sons of Anarchy' Scribe Marco Ramirez Tapped to Write Akira Movie

2015-06-09 11:06:04

Warner Brothers is revving up the long-delayed adaptation of the Japanese manga by getting a screenwriter.

Development on Live-Action Akira Is Stalled

2015-03-09 11:03:48

Jaume Collet-Serra who is on board as the film's director has confirmed he is going to take a break from filming after completing 'Run All Night' and 'Non-Stop'.

Kristen Stewart Might Get the Leading Lady Role in Akira

2011-11-16 10:11:23

The Bella Swan of the 'Twilight Saga' film series has been offered to play Kei, a love interest of male lead Kaneda, in the anime-adapted movie.

Garrett Hedlund Formally Offered Lead Role in Akira, Keira Knightley May Also Star

2011-11-04 11:11:06

The 'Tron Legacy' actor is officially in talks to play Kaneda in the manga-adapted film, while the 'Atonement' actress is approached for a yet-unspecified role.

Gary Oldman and Helena Bonham Carter Eyed to Star in Akira

2011-10-24 11:10:02

The Sirius Black and the Bellatrix Lestrange of the 'Harry Potter' film franchise have been offered to play The Colonel and Lady Miyako respectively in the anime-adapted movie project.

Akira Gets Green Light With Garrett Hedlund as Front-Runner

2011-10-20 01:10:44

Warner Bros. Pictures reportedly eyes the 'Tron Legacy' star to take on the protagonist role in the long-delayed anime-adapted movie project.

Akira and 'Uncharted: Drake's Fortune' Lose Directors

2011-05-27 11:05:26

Albert Hughes leaves the movie in which Keanu Reeves was expected to star, while David O. Russell exits the film which is based on a video game series for PS3.

Keanu Reeves Turns Down Akira

2011-05-18 12:05:16

Although the actor has left the role vacant, Warner Bros. Pictures insists that the production of the film will not be shut down.

Robert Pattinson, Andrew Garfield and James McAvoy on Akira Shortlist

2011-03-22 02:03:51

The three actors are reportedly looked at for Tetsuo, while Michael Fassbender, Chris Pine or Justin Timberlake may play Kaneda.

'Harry Potter' Writer to Work on Akira Script

2011-02-19 01:02:51

Steve Kloves, who has penned seven of eight 'Harry Potter' films, is billed to polish the script for the upcoming action movie.

Zac Efron Offered Lead Role in Movie Adaptation of Manga Akira

2010-11-06 02:11:24

One source says the young actor is in talks for the coveted part, but another says it is still 'far from a done deal'.

Live-Action Akira Movie Presumably Dead

2009-06-15 02:06:19

Words on the street are suggesting that the live-action adaptation of Leonardo DiCaprio-produced 'Akira' is 'dead as a doornail'.

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