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Akira: Taika Waititi Would Want to Adapt the Manga, Not the Anime Taika Waititi has spoken about his involvement with the live action version of Akira – and how he would go about adapting the story. The Akira anime was adapted from a cyberpunk manga series of the same name by Katsuhiro Otomo – who also wrote and directed the movie. The anime is rightly considered a groundbreaking piece of work and helped popularize anime in the West. Since 2002, Warner Bros. has mounted several attempts at making a live action Akira, with various actors, directors and writers being attached.

Thor: Ragnarok Includes Two Post-Credits Scenes Following the world premiere of Thor: Ragnarok, it has been revealed that it has two post-credits scenes attached. When jumpstarting the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2008 with Iron Man, Marvel Studios implemented a segment of their films that has now become standard for them, but also somewhat common among other Hollywood franchises.

Watch Idris Elba in 'The Mountain Between Us' Featurette Idris Elba and Kate Winslet star in The Mountain Between Us as two strangers who survive a plane crash in a remote wilderness area and then must rely on each other to get back to civilization and their loved ones. It's a dramatic, compelling story that is bolstered by the terrific performances by Elba and Winslet. In our exclusive, behind the scenes video, Elba and Winslet talk about the real-life, treacherous environment in which the movie was made and how they drew inspiration from...Read MoreRead Comments

Eli Roth's 'Death Wish' Remake Has Been Pushed to 2018 Though a specific reason hasn’t been given, a week after the horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas, Death Wish has been delayed to March of next year. Continue reading…

Taika Waititi Is In Talks For The Akira Remake Another forever delayed project might be getting off of the ground. According to Deadline Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi is in talks to take over the Akira remake that Warner Bros has been threatening us with trying to get off of the ground for several years. Warner Bros purchased the rights to make a movie for seven figures but nothing has ever gotten beyond pre-production. The picture got close several times. Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby and Book of Eli scribe Gary Whitta wrote a script which originally had Ruairi Robinson aboard to direct.

‘mother!’ Earned A Rare, Terrible Grade From Audiences That Might Impact It At The Box Office Paramount As our own Mike Ryan already told you in his TIFF review, Jennifer Lawrence’s new film mother! is guaranteed to be divisive for viewers. Critics, have largely given the film positive, or at least mixed, reviews — audiences, however, are a whole different story. Mother! receives an F #CinemaScore grade. Do you agree??

'mother!' Earns Dreaded F Cinemascore Darren Aronofsky’s horror film starring Jennifer Lawrence is getting terrible grades from audiences - but here’s why that might be a good thing. Continue reading…

‘American Assassin’ Is An Idiotic Marine Todd Fantasy That Doesn’t Even Have The Decency To Be Fun CBS Films American Assassin feels like it sprang directly from the id of some wannabe militia man reading Soldier of Fortune during frequent toilet breaks, who imagines elaborate revenge scenarios about finding the terrorists who murdered his imaginary girlfriend and killing them with MMA. It’s a poor man’s Bourne, with all the tasteful vagaries of geopolitical spycraft stripped away until it’s just some pockmarked Steve Bannon type shouting about enriched plutonium to whip us into an ill-advised war with Iran.

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