SCARLETT JOHANSSON

Scarlett Johansson Will Star In ‘Ghost In The Shell’. Yes Please.

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Scarlett Johansson just landed a huge paycheck to play the lead in DreamWorks' live-action adaptation of 'Ghost In The Shell'.

SCARLETT JOHANSSON

Scarlett Johansson Has Been Offered A Lot Of Money To Star In ‘Ghost In The Shell’

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Scarlett Johansson might be starring in an adaptation of the naked android-filled anime 'Ghost in the Shell'.

MARGOT ROBBIE

Margot Robbie Up For ‘Ghost In The Shell’, Would Make A Smoking Hot Covert Ops Agent

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Margot Robbie ('The Wolf Of Wall Street') is in talks to be the lead in DreamWorks' live-action adaptation of 'Ghost In The Shell'.

WITTEN PICTURES

The American ‘Death Note’ Adaptation Just Got All Oscar Bait-y

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The first American adaptation of 'Death Note' is moving forward with a new, twice Oscar-nominated director.

Manga

This Fan-Made ‘Akira’ Project Will Change Your Mind About A Live-Action Movie

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Craving for a live-action 'Akira' film? This fan-made trailer will quench that thirst.

monster

Flaky Guillermo Del Toro Says He’s Making An HBO Show, But Del Toro SAYS A Lot Of Things

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Guillermo del Toro says he's making an HBO series based on Japanese manga. Will it be another in a long line of abandoned projects?

#Comics

Cat Cosplay: One Cat Portrays Nine Lives Of Anime Characters For His Birthday

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A woman in China celebrated her cat's birthday with cat cosplay using cardboard and anime character drawings. That was a perfectly normal sentence.

#Comics

Canada Finally Frees Man Arrested For Having Manga On His Computer

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You might not be familiar with the case of "Brandon X", so here's a quick review: he was stopped at the Canadian border, and the authorities went through his computer.

WARNER

Akira May Be On Hold, But Warner Isn't Giving Up On Bleach Yet

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Now that Akira is in turnaround, Warner can look towards other properties for which they hold live-action feature rights.

SECRET DWARF HOOKERS

The Akira movie is about Secret Dwarf Hookers now

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I haven't done much reporting on the planned adaptation of Akira before now, for two important reasons.

#Comics

University In Japan To Offer The First Doctorate In Manga Studies

Were you happy to hear Dundee University in Scotland is offering country's first doctoral program in Manga Studies.

#james franco

Akira’s Kaneda is… James Franco?

It looks like the live-action US adaptation of Akira may have found it's Kaneda.

Movies

Overrated Director Adapting Obscure Manga Next

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I think I might be alone in viewing Alexander Aja as pretty overrated.

Manga

“Gantz” Comes To Live Action, Has Confusing Trailer

So, this is what I get from the Gantz trailer, partially because I have no grasp of the Japanese language beyond what you need to pick up a.

YOUNG KIM

TWILIGHT TO BE LEAST POPULAR MANGA EVER

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That's right, Stephenie Meyer's Twilight books are being adapted to manga (a word that refers to a Japanese-style graphic novels, though confused wops keep trying to eat them).


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