Keanu Reeves may be getting ready to take a trip to New Manhattan, the setting for the American, live-action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo's classic manga, Akira. The Hollywood Reporter has the scoop, claiming Reeves has been meeting with Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures and, while there's no offer, the Matrix star seems to be the current frontrunner for the lead.
To be directed by Albert Hughes, Akira was famously adapted as an anime film in 1988. Reeves would potentially play the role of Kaneda, a member of a biker gang in a cyberpunk dystopia.
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