The Akira Movie Is Still Happening, But Possibly Without Taika Waititi

by Jeremy Spirogis
The Akira Movie Is Still Happening, But Possibly Without Taika Waititi

In case you’re unfamiliar with the unique Akira, which itself was primarily based off a manga sequence, the film takes place within the dystopian Neo-Tokyo in 2019, and follows a biker named Sh?tar? Kaneda who watches as his childhood friend, Tetsuo Shima, positive factors telekinetic powers after a bike accident and steadily turns into a risk to your complete nation. Although earlier makes an attempt on the remake would have seen white actors taking part in the characters, Taika Waititi stated again when he was nonetheless in negotiations to direct that he would forged Asian-American actors because the leads.

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