Alan Smithee

Akira Live-Action Plot Spoiled!

Technically if you’ve read the manga or watched the anime then it’s already spoiled for you, but a recent casting call in Vancouver has leaked just about the entire damn movie including who’s playing what. Warning, if you care at all about spoilers, don’t read on.

 Alan Smithee

Garrett Hedlund for Kaneda in Akira?

Did you see Tron: Legacy? Yeah, Sam Flynn might just be the Kaneda we’ve been waiting for.

 Alan Smithee

Jaume Collet-Serra to Helm Akira?

Jaume Collet-Serra to Helm Akira?

Just when we thought that the live-action version of the anime classic was dead, a new challenger appears.

 Alan Smithee

Things Don’t Look Good for Akira Remake

Things Don’t Look Good for Akira Remake

I know that we tend to avoid that ‘hive-mind’ mentality when it comes to movies and anime here at WPR, but I’m certain that we’re in perfect harmony here in our thinking of Akira (the manga and anime) does not need to be made into a live-action movie for American release.

 Alan Smithee

Death Note Collection (Blu-ray) – Review

Death Note Collection (Blu-ray) – Review

Until this weekend, I was a complete virgin to the whole Death Note series, I had no clue what the hell a Death Note was, how it worked, and the entire series that came from the relatively short manga series. It turns out that I’ve really been missing out on some great stuff, I’m just […]

 Alan Smithee

Is James Franco Our New Kaneda?

Is James Franco Our New Kaneda?

All hopes for the live action version of Akira and that should include whatever hopes that I had at all for a real life version of an anime, have pretty much been thrown right out of the window.