Rumors are flying that Zac Efron has been offered the role of Shotaro Kaneda, lead character in the action-sci-fi movie ‘Akira’. The film is a live-action adaptation of the popular anime by Katsuhiro Otomo.
Some are saying he is in talks, while others are saying it is far from a done deal. The film is listed as a 2013 release.
Description: ‘Part one of a two-part live action adaptation of the 1988 anime film, “Akira”, in which the leader of a biker gang tries to save his kidnapped friend from a powerful supernatural experiment.’