The casting circus that is the Albert Hughes PG-13 film adaptation of the landmark anime Akira may be close to landing it’s Kaneda. Yes, that’s been several times before with actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Michael Fassbender circling the role, but this time, Warner Bros. may have found it’s man, though no formal offer has been made.
Keanu Reeves To Play Kaneda in 'Akira' Adaptation?
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Derrick Deane, Fandango Content Personnel/Movie Blogger, joined Fandango in 2010, bringing more than 10 years of filmmaking and writing experience with him. While The Godfather, Rear Window and 12 Angry Men are all favorites, he will always have a soft spot for Die Hard, Leon: The Professional and Back to the Future.