Only if they recreate Detroit on a sound stage.
It’s looks like ‘Menace II Society’ and ‘Akira’ won’t have the same director after all.
The greatest Asian actor of his generation steps away from the project, honorably.
He’s already got a leg up on the other candidates. He knows kung-fu.
Andrew Garfield, James McAvoy and Robert Pattinson are all up for the lead role of Tetsuo. If the audition requires shirtlessness, Pattinson’s got the experience edge.
It’s been reported by JustJared that James Franco has been offered the lead role of Kaneda in the feature adaptation of Akira.