Tag: The Hughes Brothers

Keanu Reeves in Talks for AKIRA? [UPDATED]

     May 6, 2011

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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 …

James Franco to Star in AKIRA?

     February 11, 2011

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It looks like the big screen adaptation of the manga Akira may have found its star. A live-action version of Akira has been in the works for a while now, and most recently the Hughes brothers (The Book of Eli) …

Has Zac Efron Been Offered the Lead Role in AKIRA?

     November 5, 2010

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Before jumping into this, let’s make it clear this is just a rumor.  But according to /Film, Zac Efron (Hairspray) is apparently being offered the lead role in the Hughes Brothers (Book of Eli) upcoming live-action adaptation of the much …

THE BOOK OF ELI Blu-ray Review

     June 16, 2010

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I want to first start out by saying Matt Goldberg wrote a dynamite review when The Book of Eli was in theaters and I agree with him completely.  What could have been just a standard action flick, ends up being …


     January 15, 2010

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I loves me a good western and The Book of Eli fits the bill.  Don’t let the post-apocalyptic setting fool you; The movie opens on a shot of a six-shooter, the main character (Denzel Washington) is headed west and doesn’t …