Japanese actor George Takei took to Twitter to take on the whitewashing of the upcoming film adaptation of the manga 'Akira.'

The beloved graphic novel was made into a 1988 animated film, and the 2011 American remake would be live-action.

'Akira' is a sci-fi/action story set in 2019, in a futuristic city called Neo-Tokyo, but the actors being considered for the lead roles are Robert Pattinson (Tetsuo) and Justin Timberlake (Kaneda).
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