I.e., not at all.
Warning: If you’re at all a fan of the original, seeing a white dude levitating bullets while wearing a shitty version of Kaneda’s jacket may induce vomiting.
Hey, Warner Bros. — I know a surefire way you can break even on the live-action Akira. DON’T FUCKING MAKE IT.
An iPad? Or a life-sized Dalek? How much do you really love your kids?
My One Picture Reaction to the News That Twilight’s Kristen Stewart Has Been Offered a Starring Role in the Live-Action American Akira Movie
It was easier than writing “goddammit” 1000 times in a row.
One note: no futuristic “bikes” without wheels. If it floats over the ground rather than rolls, it’s not a motorcycle, it’s a hovercraft.
And thus an animated ’80s Japanese epic becomes a live-action ’10s American 90-minute action flick.