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  1. development hell
    Jordan Peele Would Rather Watch a Live-Action Akira Than Make ItTaika Waititi is the most recent filmmaker to take on the beast of development hell.
  2. vulture lists
    40 Movies and TV Shows to Watch If You Like Stranger ThingsFrom Akira to Twin Peaks and Under the Skin.
  3. t4or
    More Thor in Store, Taika Waititi to Direct Thor 4But his Akira adaptation has been put on hold.
  4. big screen adaptations
    Book Your Tickets to Neo-Tokyo Now: Taika Waititi’s Akira Arrives in 2021May 21, 2021, to be exact.
  5. big screen adaptations
    Taika Waititi in Talks to Direct Akira for Warner Bros.Can WB keep this director on board?
  6. close reads
    In Praise of Stranger ThingsAkira ParallelsDid you catch the similarities?
  7. sequential art
    Anime 101: Logic Compares Anime to CelebritiesTom Hardy lovers, Akira is for you.
  8. candy
    Some Stoner Genius Mashed Up The Simpsons and AkiraTo create Bartkira.
  9. sequential art
    Artist Geof Darrow Talks 109-Page Zombie FightsPlus, 34 pages of his newest graphic novel!
  10. the industry
    Russell Crowe in Talks to Join the Dracula Tale HarkerIt’s told from the point of view of the Count’s lawyer, who is now a Scotland Yard detective tracking Dracula.
  11. Who’s Afraid of Bryan Singer’s Giant Killer? Warner Bros.The studio pushes Singer’s summer movie to 2013.
  12. the industy
    Akira Production on HoldNot promising.
  13. Kristen Stewart in Talks for AkiraGary Oldman has signed on.
  14. casting
    Garrett Hedlund to Star in Live-Action AkiraAnother sci-fi coup for the Tron: Legacy actor.
  15. the industry
    The Hughes Bros. to Direct the Akira RemakeThe ‘Book of Eli’ directors will split the story into two movies.
  16. firsts
    The Country’s First Comic-Book Archive, Courtesy of Portland State and Dark HorseIt’s a dream archive from the third-largest comics publisher, with everything from ‘Hellboy’ to ‘Star Wars’ to ‘Akira.’
  17. the industry
    David Fincher Sucked Into a ‘Black Hole’It’s graphic-novel day in Hollywood. Plus: Backward theater news!