News Actor Paul Dano Confirms Reading for Live-Action Akira
posted on 2012-08-21 01:46 EDT
Actor Paul Dano confirmed with Indiewire's The Playlist blog that he read for the (renamed) part of Tetsuo in the planned live-action Akira film. He acknowledged going through an audition with the director, as well as meeting with different filmmakers. He added, "The only way that movie would be worthwhile would be if someone like Rian Johnson did it or something, that's the version they should make." Danno worked with Johnson in the director's Looper film.