Director Jaume Collet-Serra on His Vision for Akira

A year after dropping out, Collet-Serra got back on the Akira bandwagon and is currently pursuing a more scaled-down version that will allow audiences a passport into Otomo’s futuristic cyberpunk world while setting the stage for sequels. He talked to CS exclusively in New York about his philosophical approach to the material, and even made some (no-doubt controversial) statements on the characters. He clearly respects the material, but is definitely not approaching this from a wholly reverent place.

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