A plot synopsis for Akira hints at a major departure from the source material.
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The synopsis teases Kaneda and Tetsuo being brothers in Neo-Manhattan.
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The synopsis comes from Production Weekly, which is typically pretty reliable.
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However, it's entirely possible this synopsis is inaccurate or out of date.
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The movie will be directed by Thor: Ragnarok's Taika Waititi.
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Waititi has said he intends to keep the race of the characters in tact.
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There remains no official release date, casting or any other details.
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