The 1988 anime film Akira is one of the most talked about and influential animated films ever to come out of the Japanese film industry. For almost two decades there have been discussions about adapting the film into a live-action epic, all of which have been aborted. Why can’t Hollywood manage to get this done? Is the movie unfilmable or is this just a case of the big movie studios being unwilling to take a risk?
- Published in Editor's Corner