No More ‘AKIRA’ Live-Action Film

In what is possibly the best comics-to-film news we’ll report this year, the live-action American adaptation of AKIRA that pretty much everyone agreed was a terrible idea has apparently been shelved. Director Albert Hughes walked away from the project in May, shortly after George Takei popularized bitter fan sentiment about controversial casting rumors, and now concept designer and comic book artist Chris Weston has revealed that he redesigned Kaneda’s iconic motorcycle before the project “floundered.”

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