I’m not sold on this idea. Otomo is signed on as executive producer, so there’s that, but still… I have visions of a rat in front of the statehouse running through my mind.
I’m looking at you Martin Scorcese.
Warner Bros. will turn anime artist Katsuhiro Otomo’s six-volume graphic novel “Akira” into two live-action feature films, the first of which is being fast tracked for release in summer 2009. Legendary will co-finance with WB.