Jaume Collet-Serra is in discussions to return to the “Akira” directors chair, signing on to helm Warner Bros. adaptation of the popular anime pic. The helmer left in early 2012 after production…
Having trimmed from the original 56 animated shorts that qualified, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled the shortlist of 10 pics that will vie for an Oscar.
Warner Bros. has greenlit its live-action remake of the anime cult hit "Akira" for a late February/early March start, sources tell Variety.
Warner Bros. is turning to a familiar face to get its long-gestating "Akira" remake off the ground, as Spanish helmer Jaume Collet-Serra ("Orphan," "Unknown") is set to direct the live-action version…
Denzel Washington will star in "Book of Eli," a post-apocalyptic drama that will be directed by Allen and Albert Hughes.
Warner Bros. will turn anime artist Katsuhiro Otomo's six-volume graphic novel "Akira" into two live-action feature films, the first of which is being fast tracked for release in summer 2009…
Leading manga and Japanimation writer-helmer Katsuhiro Otomo charcoal-filters his ambivalent attitude toward technology through a complex sci-fi plot set in Victorian England, where steam power has…
Given the names involved, Japanime " Metropolis" fails to fulfill expectations, signaling an offshore career solely on ancillary among high-end buffs of manga-derived animation. Helmer Rintaro's…
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