One of the reasons - one of the many reasons - that people weren't too excited about Warner Bros.' live-action remake of Akira
was the casting. Garrett Hedlund
was cast as the young biker delinquent-turned hero Kaneda, or a version of him at least. It wasn't just that Hedlund was too old and too white for the part; it's that he's Garrett Hedlund. Did you see TRON: Legacy
But with Akira
back on ...