These unused American Akira storyboards are actually quite gorgeous

We weren't exactly distraught to see the live-action remake of Akira stall out, but that doesn't mean that there weren't some lovely development materials associated with the film. Cartoonist Chris Weston has released several of the storyboards he created with exited Akira director Albert Hughes, and they are quite… » 9/15/12 11:00am 9/15/12 11:00am

Will Morgan Freeman play the Colonel in Akira?

We learned last week that Zac Efron is in talks to play Kaneda in Albert Hughes' live action adaptation of Akira. We've now discovered that Morgan Freeman may play Neo-Tokyo Neo-New York military man Colonel Shikishima. » 11/07/10 7:50am 11/07/10 7:50am

Zac Efron in talks to star in Akira

Zac Efron in Akira? We're not surprised. Ever since Albert Hughes came on as director for the live-action adaptation of Akira, rumors of the studio demanding a more family friendly, PG-13 movie have followed. So why not cast Efron too? » 11/05/10 11:16am 11/05/10 11:16am

Trouble in Neo-Tokyo? The Akira Movie Could Be PG-13

The live-action movie adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's apocalyptic classic Akira could be a toned-down PG-13. But what we're really worried about is the alleged new script details. Spoilers ahead. » 6/24/10 2:12pm 6/24/10 2:12pm

Is Book Of Eli A Christian Movie? We Ask The Hughes Bros.

The Hughes Brothers' Book of Eli isn't all post-apocalyptic Samurai sword action and ipods. Mixed in with the violence and sepiatones is one giant religious symbol that we just had to quiz the Brothers about in our exclusive interview. » 1/14/10 9:00am 1/14/10 9:00am