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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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Casting Has Officially Begun For ‘Akira’

Entertainment / Film : ScreenCrave (3 years ago)

Anime fans, begin thy frothing at the mouth—casting has officially begun for the live action version of the 1988 anime classic Akira, which in turn was based upon a six-volume graphic novel.  And just be glad that, unlike previous r... Read Post

Casting call spoils the plot of the Akira remake [Akira]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (3 years ago)

A Vancouver casting call for extras has divulged some of the ways the Americanized, live-action Akira will differ from the original Japanese manga and anime source material. What's new? Kaneda owns a bar, Tetsuo's his brother, and, ... Read Post

Leslie Mann Will Probably Play This Original Vacation Character In The Reboot

Entertainment / Film : Cinema Blend News (yesterday)

A funny cast doesn't guarantee a funny movie, but it sure does help. In that respect, the reboot/remake of the classic 1980s comedy Vacation is headed in the right direction, as Leslie Mann is reportedly in talks to join previously ... Read Post


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