Leonardo DiCaprio Akan Produseri Live Action Anime Legendaris “Akira”

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Sukses menjadi seorang aktor, Leonardo DiCaprio ingin meluaskan sayapnya diindustri film dengan memproduseri film anime legendaris Akira yang akan di-re-make menjadi live actionDiCaprio akan memproduksi film adaptasi anime karya Katsuhiro Otomo ini bersama rumah produksi miliknya yang bernama Appian Way. Pada film ini DiCaprio berencana untuk menggandeng sutradara Thor: Ragnarok, yaitu Taika Waititi.

Sinopsis dari film ini sudah diulas di Production WeeklyProduction Weekly adalah perusahaanyang menyebarkan rangkuman proyek yang akan dikerjakan oleh pelaku film profesional di Hollywood. Pada akun Instagram resminya Production Weekly sharing the initial summary and plot breakdown dari film Akira, seperti di bawah ini;

When a young man’s telekinesis is discovered by the military, he is taken in to be turned into a super weapon and his brother must race to save him before Manhattan is destroyed by his powers. Kaneda is a bar owner in Neo-Manhattan who is stunned when his brother Tetsuo is abducted by Government agents lead by the Colonel. Desperate to get his brother back, Kaneda agrees to join Ky Reed and her underground movement who are intent on revealing to the world what truly happened to New York City 30 years ago when it was destroyed. Kaneda believes their theories to be ludicrous, but after facing his brother again is shocked when he displays telekinetic powers. Ky believes Tetsuo is headed to release a young boy. Akira, who has taken control of Tetsuo’s mind, Kaneda clashes with the Colonel’s troops on his way to stop Tetsuo from releasing Akira, but arrives too late. Akira soon emerges from his prison courtesy of Tetsuo as Kaneda races to save his brother before Akira once again destroys Manhattan island as he did thirty years ago.

Dapat baca di atas bahwa akan banyak banget perubahan yang dilakukan pada film live action-nya. Setting tempat yang sebelumnya berada di Neo-Tokyo kini berada di Neo-Manhattan. Latar belakang pemeran utamanya, Kaneda di pada anime dia adalah seorang member dari geng motor, namun pada live action diceritakan bahwa ia adalah seorang bartender. Belum ada kabar pasti kapan film ini akan dirilis, but this film is worth to wait.

Source: JoBlo

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