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Hollywood Remake of “Akira” green-lit, but is it a good idea? 10.21.11

As Variety reported this week, the supposed Hollywood re-make of anime classic Akira has been given the go-ahead by Warner Brothers. Controversial to manga/anime fans because of its intention to be a live-action film, Akira would begin production in February … READ MORE

James Franco to star in American live-action version of ‘Akira’? 02.15.11

James Franco is rapidly rising in the ranks of Hollywood stardom, due to his recent performance in the Best Picture nominee 127 Hours, for which Franco is also nominated for Best Actor. He’s also going to host the Oscars with … READ MORE