Director Albert Hughes Leaves AKIRA

     May 26, 2011

Director Albert Hughes (The Book of Eli) will no longer be directing Warner Bros. adaptation of the acclaimed manga Akira.  Hughes left the project over “creative differences”, but before you assume that’s the nice way of saying Hughes told the …

Keanu Reeves in Talks for AKIRA? [UPDATED]

     May 6, 2011

The live-action version of Akira may actually be happening. After Warner Bros. secured a co-financer for the $230 million pricetag (Legendary Pictures, who just recently backed out of the deal), and Harry Potter screenwriter Steve Kloves turned in a rewrite …

Collider Goes to the Set of THE BOOK OF ELI

     December 31, 2009

“It’s a man on a mission with something that everybody wants,” Allen Hughes said of the story for The Book of Eli, his forthcoming action film starring Denzel Washington. “It’s pretty simple. One man is trying to get something somewhere.” …