More Writers Hired To Try Live Action AKIRA

September 8, 2009

Perhaps the news that Warner Brothers attempt to make a live-action version of the classic anime film Akira was dead was perhaps a bit premature. Collider is reporting that Children Of Men and Iron Man […]

Restoring AKIRA For Blu-Ray

February 15, 2009

Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 groundbreaking classic Akira is coming to Blu-Ray disc at the end of the month, and news is starting to circulate about the restoration that the film has undergone for the upcoming release. […]


January 4, 2009

Imagi, the studio bringing us the big screen update to the classic anime series Astro Boy, has posted a few new images from the project on their website. Astro Boy first hit American shores in […]


October 27, 2008

Leonardo DiCaprio must like the idea of turning anime into live action. First his production company, Appian Way, bought up the rights to do a live action adaptation of the classic Japanese animated film Akira. […]


August 5, 2008

Nearly a quarter of a century since it last flew across screens, the popular Japanese animated space opera Space Cruiser Yamato, known in the United States as Starblazers, is making a return. Yoshinobu Nishizaki, who […]

DiCaprio To Do Live Action AKIRA Remake

February 20, 2008

Leonardo DiCaprio may be getting fitted for a red leather jacket soon as his production company, Appian Way, is developing a live action remake of the classic anime feature Akira for Warner Brothers. The Hollywood […]

The Trouble With Lists

February 7, 2007

Well, I guess I can die then… The Houston Chronicle’s tech writer, Dwight Silverman, has posted on his blog a list of 15 films he considers essential film geek watching. Not surprisingly, I’ve seen all […]