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Could Lin Make George Takei Happy Over 'Akira'?

Warner Bros. reportedly after 'Beyond' director for live-action remake

Justin Lin is getting the reputation for saving projects, and "Star Trek: Beyond" hasn't even hit theaters yet. Warner Bros. is now reportedly courting the Fast & Furious helmer to take on its long-languishing attempt to bring the 1988 Japanese anime film "Akira" to life as a live-action film. The studio has spent years trying to make "Akira" happen, but it's been in development hell almost the entire time. The closest "Akira" got to being made was in 2011 when Jaume Collet-Serra replaced Albert Hughes as director, but still insisted on casting non-Asian actors in the key r ...
 | Jun-28-2016 |