Tag Archives: The Akira Project

Ragnarok’s Taika Waititi in Talks to Direct the ‘Akira’ Movie for Warner

Taika Waititi In Talks To Direct

It looks like Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi is in negotiations to direct Akira, the Warner Bros. live-action version of anime artist Katsuhiro Otomo’s 6-volume graphic novel.

The studio has been trying to mount the project of years. Directors once attached to helm the picture include Ruairi Robinson, The Hughes Brothers and Jaume Collet-Serra.

Christopher Nolan to Direct WWII Film ‘Dunkirk’ Starring Tom Hardy

WWII Film Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan is set to direct the epic action thriller Dunkirk at Warner Bros. from his own original screenplay.

A WWII movie set during the legendary 1940 evacuation in France will be headed by yet-to-be-cast unknowns,

Christopher Nolan May Be Working on ‘Akira’ Trilogy at WB

Live-Action Adaptation

Genre media site Den of Geek was the first to report on the breaking news that Christopher Nolan might be involved with a live-action Akira trilogy for Warner Bros.

This has yet to be confirmed by official channels, of course, but comes hot on the heels of a report earlier in the month that the Dark Knight director had a mystery Warner Bros. movie scheduled for 2017.

Liam Neeson Ready to RUN ALL NIGHT in New Trailer for Action Thriller

Liam Neeson Ed Harris

If you thought Taken 3 would be the end of Liam Neeson‘s run as an action star, you thought wrong.

Run All Night, his third collaboration with Unknown and Non-Stop director Jaume Collet-Serra–who may or may not finally make the live action version of Akira–is his new entry in the genre.

AKIRA Fan Made Trailer

The Hollywood adaptation of the manga Akira into live-action movie is not exactly happening anytime soon, so a while ago some people crowd sourced it and this is a fan trailer they made from the money they crowd sourced.

The trailer shows a decided similarity to the source material both anime and manga,