Warner Bros. has just slotted Akira, directed by Taika Waititi, for release on May 21, 2021. That sentence sounds like an April Fool’s joke to anyone who’s been following the decade-plus of almost-attempts to bring Katsuhiro Otomo’s iconic 1982 manga-turned-legendary 1988 anime back to the big screen. But, for now,…
After spending over a decade in development hell, the live-action Akira adaptation looks to finally be making headway, as it’s set to enter production in California. And rumors continue to circulate about Marvel director Taika Waititi still in talks to head the project.