Two Live-action Akira Movies Coming Our Way

Two live-action movies based on Katsuhiro Otomo's six-volume graphic novel Akira are heading our way courtesy of Warner Bros. and Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way production house. The first of the two movies is targeted for a summer 2009 release date. Ruairi Robinson, whose previous works included short films and commercials, has been hired to direct features.

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