Rob Considered for AKIRA

Robert Pattinson is being considered for the movie, Akira, coming out sometime in 2013.  This additional rumor about Robert being cast in an upcoming movie.  The last rumor that circulated was about Rob being cast in Daredevil, which he denied in his MTV interview last Friday.  Here is the story from TG Daily:

“The script for the Hollywood remake of Akira is finished and being shopped to actors, but the studio seems to be making some strange decisions.

Deadline reported the list of actors being considered for the two lead roles in. Robert Pattinson, Andrew Garfield, James McAvoy, Garrett Hedlund, Michael Fassbender, Chris Pine, Justin Timberlake, and Joaquin Phoenix.

Akira is about a group of youths in a motorcycle gang. When one of them has to be rescued from a scientific experiment, it sets off a chain of events that lead to monstrous confrontations. Thematically, the movie is about freedom and rebellion with a nice mix-in of teen angst. The plan is to make the story into two films.”

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