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  • A plot synopsis for Akira hints at a major departure from the source material. 1 / 8

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  • The synopsis teases Kaneda and Tetsuo being brothers in Neo-Manhattan. 2 / 8

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  • The synopsis comes from Production Weekly, which is typically pretty reliable. 3 / 8

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  • However, it's entirely possible this synopsis is inaccurate or out of date. 4 / 8

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  • The movie will be directed by Thor: Ragnarok's Taika Waititi. 5 / 8

    Thor's a long way from Asgard.
  • Waititi has said he intends to keep the race of the characters in tact. 6 / 8

  • There remains no official release date, casting or any other details. 7 / 8

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