Akira

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Status: Development As of January 5, 2012

Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Warner Bros. shut down pre-production work while producers will attemp to improve the script. There is a chance that the production could be shutdown entirely.

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TBA | Action Adventure

Set in "New Manhattan," a city rebuilt by Japanese money, a bike gang leader must rescue his younger brother from his involvement in Akira, a secret government project. While doing so, the b... more

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Cast more cast

Kristen Stewart
Kei

(In Talks)

Ken Watanabe
The Colonel

(In Talks)

Robert Pattinson
Tetsuo

(Rumored)

Andrew Garfield
Tetsuo

(Rumored)

James McAvoy
Tetsuo

(Rumored)

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DIRECTOR

Jaume Collet-Serra

Screenwriter

Gary Whitta
Mark Fergus
Hawk Ostby

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Rating MPAA

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Storyline

Set in "New Manhattan," a city rebuilt by Japanese money, a bike gang leader must rescue his younger brother from his involvement in Akira, a secret government project. While doing so, the biker must battle with anti-government activists, shady politicians and reckless scientists.

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Remake of Japanese film "Akira," which was based on Katsuhiro Otomo's graphic novel. This will be a live action film.
Shooting Locations
  • March 2012: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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