Movie News: Read What Warner Bros. Has in Store For AKIRA...

Written by Kris Heys Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Movie News

Anybody worrying about the upcoming live-action AKIRA remake might possibly be comforted by this, the newly leaked synopsis, because aside from the reported changes in setting it appears to be sticking very closely to the source material.

That is, of course, if it turns out to be genuine (remember the PROMETHEUS fake a few months back?). But if Warner Bros. don't issue another in its place over the next few days, it looks like we can all rest a little easier.

Check it out below and let us know what you think...

'Kaneda is a bar owner in Neo-Manhattan who is stunned when his brother, Tetsuo, is abducted by government agents led by The Colonel.

Desperate to get his brother back, Kaneda agrees to join with Ky Reed and her underground movement who are intent on revealing to the world what truly happened to New York City thirty years ago when it was destroyed. Kaneda believes their theories to be ludicrous but, after finding his brother again, is shocked when he displays telekinetic powers.

Ky believes Tetsuo is headed to release a young boy, Akira, who has taken control of Tetsuo’s mind. Kaneda clashes with The Colonel’s troops on his way to stop Tetsuo from releasing Akira but arrives too late. Akira soon emerges from his prison courtesy of Tetsuo as Kaneda races in to save his brother before Akira once again destroys Manhattan island, as he did thirty years ago.'

We'll have more on this project as it develops...

Related reads: AKIRA Gets the Greenlight

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0 #1 James Bond 2011-12-01 19:22
No thanks. I'll stick with the anime.
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