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'Akira' Casting Call and Plot Details

Bleeding Cool is reporting a casting call that has gone out for the live action remake of the classic anime "Akira." The call contains a character and possible plot details. I guess I should add that this could contain potential spoilers, but I’m not sure how much you can spoil a plot that’s already had two previous iterations: “Kaneda is a bar owner in Neo-Manhattan who is stunned when his brother, Tetsuo, is abducted by government agents led by The Colonel.
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