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Taika Waititi says his Akira would adapt the manga rather than the anime

Last month it was reported that Taika Waititi (THOR: RAGNAROK) was in negotiations with Warner Bros. about tackling a live-action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's "Akira". Taika Waititi 's involvment is far from a sure thing, but the director did speak to IGN recently where he confirmed that there have been talks, but wouldn't specify whether or not...
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10.10.2017
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Thor: Ragnarok's Taika Waititi in talks to helm adaptation of Akira

Here we go again. A live-action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's "Akira" has been in and out of various stages of development for quite a number of years, with directors such as George Miller , Jaume Collet-Serra , Jordan Peele , and more passing on the project, and now Deadline reports that Warner Bros. is moving forward with AKIRA yet again and have been negotiating...
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09.19.2017
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Top 10 Movies To Watch Before Seeing Ghost in the Shell

GHOST IN THE SHELL hits theaters today and audiences are likely divided into two camps: those familiar with the original manga and anime series and those who have no clue why a body suit clad Scarlett Johansson is kicking robot ass. Well, we are here to help with a list of the ten films and television series you should watch before heading to the theater for Rupert Sanders' bug budget science...
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03.31.2017
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Akira, Power Rangers, Westworld

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the...
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03.25.2017
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VHS Retro Art Round-up: Goldfinger, Brain Damage, Akira and more

Every child of the 80s will remember going to the video store and trying to find a movie to rent. Back before the days of Blu-ray and On Demand, selecting a movie usually meant finding the flick with the coolest box art. Like modern posters, classic VHS art has been lost but thanks to the Internet there are countless reminders of these cool creations. This column will be dedicated to...
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11.11.2015
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Akira, Aladdin, Leatherface, Rambo

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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10.10.2015
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George Miller says he passed on directing WB's live-action Akira movie

Why do you have to keep breaking my heart, George Miller ? You won't be directing MAN OF STEEL 2 and a sequel to MAD MAX: FURY ROAD more than likely won't be your next project , and now you tell Yahoo! Movies that you turned down helming Warner Bros.' planned live-action remake of AKIRA. Miller says, "There was talk of it [the live action...
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10.06.2015
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Christopher Nolan rumored to be working on live-action Akira trilogy for WB

It seemed like a live-action film version of AKIRA was once again dead in the water earlier this year before Warner Bros. hired Daredevil Season 2 showrunner Marco J. Ramirez to write a new script, and now a source tells Den of Geek that the studio is planning on doing a trilogy based on the dystopian story, possibly with Christopher Nolan . It's unknown to what capacity...
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09.15.2015
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Akira, Iron Man, Legend, Star Wars

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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08.22.2015
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They're still trying to make Akira; Daredevil showrunner to write new script

Warner Bros. has had a live-action remake of AKIRA in development for many years but despite their best efforts, the project has never managed to get off the ground. Now THR is reporting that Warner Bros. is looking to take another crack at AKIRA with the hiring of Marco J. Ramirez, the writer who will be replacing Steven S. DeKnight as the showrunner of Daredevil, to pen the new...
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06.08.2015
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Jaume Collet-Serra says there has been no progress on the Akira remake

Some movies spend an eternity in development hell before finally becoming a reality. Others become warnings to filmmakers or bedtime stories that keep Hollywood executives awake. The live action remake of AKIRA is one of those films. For years, everyone from Leonardo DiCaprio , Stephen Norrington , Allen and Albert Hughes , Joseph Gordon-Levitt , Zac Efron , Morgan Freeman ,...
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03.09.2015
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Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net: Akira, Dr. No, Hancock, Mad Men

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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11.29.2014
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