Robert Pattinson, Andrew Garfield and James McAvoy on ‘Akira’ Shortlist

Deadline bring word that the script for the Warner Bros/Legendary Pictures live action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo’s acclaimed 6-volume graphic novel Akira has been sent to a short list of actors.

Apparently under consideration for Tetsuo are Robert Pattinson, Andrew Garfield and James McAvoy. For the role of Kaneda, the script has been given to Garrett Hedlund, Michael Fassbender, Chris Pine, Justin Timberlake and Joaquin Phoenix. The story moves from Neo-Tokyo  to a rebuilt New Manhattan where a leader of a biker gang saves his friend from a medical experiment.

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