Live-action Akira movie will be set in Manhattan
Some months ago we already knew that a live-action movie based on the manga film Akira was being made. On that time I said: “at least let’s hope it’s not as bad as the Hollywood adaptation of Dragon Ball…”. According to the latests news it seems that the movie is not going to be very faithful to the original movie (and manga), the main actor will be James Franco (in the original movie Kaneda is Japanese) and what is much worse the movie will be set in Manhattan, not in Neo Tokyo!!! Akira in Manhattan is not Akira!