Rumor Mill: Jordan Peele Courted To Direct Live Action Akira

With the release of Ghost in the Shell finally hitting tomorrow night, Hollywood is gearing up to get the live action take of Akira into production as fast as possible. The movie has been rumored on and off again for years and it seems to finally be making some headway towards actually getting made. 

Tonight, word is making the rounds on the web that Get Out director Jordan Peele is being courted by the studio to take on the movie What an amazing choice that would be. Peele is a dynamic talent that doesn't stick to just one style or type of project. With his Get Out being a huge success, he might be just the creative force to finally get a proper version of Akira made.