They’ve nailed down Garrett Hedlund to play Kaneda, and Kristen Stewart has been offered the role of Ky Reed, “a woman who is part of an underground movement to expose the government for turning orphans into living weapons”, now the big brass on “Akira” are in a scramble to find a Tetsuo.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warners and director Jaume Collet-Serra are testing a number of dependable young male actors for the part of a young man whose powers unleash the ultimate powerful being known as Akira. It’s expected that a Tetsuo will be found by Thanksgiving.
D.J Cotrona – the one-time ‘Superman’ (he was to play the role in George Miller’s ill-fated “Justice League” movie) cum “G.I Joe 2″ pack member.
Logan Marshal Green – the one-time “OC” star who went on to star in M.Night Shyamalan’s “Devil”. Good chops on him.
Toby Kebbell – You’ll remember him from his terrific turn in Guy Ritchie’s “RocknRolla”.
Richard Madden – Rob Stark in “Game of Thrones”. Yeah, he’s quite good.
Rami Malek – One of the more memorable performers in Spielberg & Hanks’ “Pacific” mini-series.
Michael Pitt – the Indy darling whose vast array of credits include “The Dreamers”, “Last Days” and TV’s “Boardwalk Empire”.
Also retesting for the role are Paul Dano (”Cowboys & Aliens”) and Alden Ehrenreich (”Tetro”).
Who do you think should or could get the gig?
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.