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George Miller turned down the live action Akira movie

6 October 2015 4:02 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

George Miller turned down live-action Akira movie George Miller turned down the live-action Akira movie because “I don’t have the time to do everything.”

Mad Max: Fury Road director George Miller reportedly turned down the chance to direct the live action Akira movie.

Speaking to Yahoo! Movies, the legendary Australian director told them:

“There was talk of it,” he said, “But I’ve got so many things on my dance card, I don’t have the time to do everything.”

Miller also debunked rumours that Fury Road itself was, in fact, based on Akira.

“I don’t know where that came from,” he said. “I’m a huge fan of anime and the precision of that and to some degree Manga, even though I don’t read Japanese, but just the aesthetic of it. So Akira might have been one of the many movies but it certainly wasn’t »

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