They Can't Get Akira Going, So Warners Shoot For Bleach Instead

It's not too surprising that Masi Oka is better known as an actor, and best known as Hiro in Heroes, because his behind-the-scenes work in special effects, even on big tentpole pictures is, by its very nature, behind the scenes.

His backstage work doesn't end there, however, as Variety are crediting him as the man who brought the Manga series Bleach to Warner Bros. and suggest they set it up for feature film adaptation.

Peter Segal is a man with several Adam Sandler comedies to his name, but I'd imagine it's his relationship with Oka, whom he directed in Get Smart, that has brought him to this project. At the moment, he's offic