Get Out Director Jordan Peele In Talks To Direct Akira Live-action Movie.

Get Out Director Jordan Peele In Talks To Direct Akira Live-action Movie.


Early this week we reported that Warner Bros. eyeing Swedish horror directors, Daniel Espinosa (Life) and David Sandberg (Lights Out) for the live-action film adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's 1988 classic sci-fi Akira... READ HERE ] Now reports suggesting that Warner Bros. is in talks with "Get Out" director Jordan Peele, to direct the live-action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 classic sci-fi manga Akira.

According to reports, Warner Bros. was allegedly impressed with the comedian incredible work in the horror film "Get Out", and wants him to direct Akira. Peele’s Get Out grossed more than $150 million at the box office with a budget of less than $5 million.






Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way and Andrew Lazar (American Sniper) producing the film with a script by Marco Ramirez (Netflix’s Daredevil).

Jordan Haworth Peele is best known for his role in the Comedy Central sketch series Key & Peele.

Akira is considered to be one of the greatest animated and science fiction movies of all time. Do you think Peele deliver if he had to be picked to direct Akira?

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