Christopher Nolan is famed for movies like Memento, The Prestige, The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception, and is slated for a new project by 2017. Rumor has it that it could be the famous Japanese Anime film Akira.
Akira is an epic animated science action thriller film back in 1988. It is considered to be one of the greatest animated and science fiction movie of all time. A dystopian Tokyo in in 2019, it comes with a cyberpunk feel as World War 3 begins. It was cited as one of The Matrix major influence and has been in numerous top films lists.
In 2002, Warner Bros. acquired the rights for the live-action remake of Akira. Christopher Nolan is the most recent and most publicized figure to be rumored to be helping out on the film. Akira is anticipated to be chopped into a trilogy.