Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi said he would rather adapt the Akira manga, not the anime film, so that he could make it 'unique.'
Monique Jones is a freelance entertainment writer for several publications, including SlashFilm, Mediaversity Reviews, Bustle, The Huffington Post, Black Girl Nerds, Nerds of Color, and many others. She also runs her own website focusing on cultural identity and intersectionalism in entertainment, colorwebmag.com. Some of Jones’ favorite movies include The Lion King, the Planet of the Apes original films series as well as the Andy Serkis reboots, Aladdin, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella starring Brandy and Whitney Houston, and Dil Chahta Hai, among others. She draws in her spare time, is a proud Slytherin and is figuring out how to navigate the confusing and interesting world of K-pop. One day, Jones hopes to make it to the Oscars and finally see what it’s like to walk the red carpet.
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