October 11, 2017
The Akira series is one of those golden series of
the Anime world. A live action movie/film for the series was stated
to have been in works for a while.
Just last month, it was even revealed that Thor:
Ragnarok director Taika Waititi was in negotiations to with Warner
Bros. to even direct the live version of Katsuhiro Otomo
Now it was revealed that Waititi had spoken with
IGN about potentially directing the film. what his approach would
be and even cast Asians.
“I am — that was more or less a rumor,” said
Waititi coyly about the possibility. “There was, I mean, I was in
talks to do that, for sure, and something that I was very
passionate about — am passionate about. I actually love the books.
Love the movie, but I would not do a remake of the movie. I would
do an adaptation of the books ...