Zac Efron has been offered the lead in the film. However, it is currently uncertain whether he will be playing Kaneda, whose full name will be Kaneda Shim in the film, or Tetsuo. Morgan Freeman has been offered the role of Colonel Shikishima, also known simply as The Colonel.http://www.comicbookmovie.com/fansites/rorschachsrants/news/?a=24890
Please, just leave it alone. :' [
Why America? Would Otomo really sell the rights for this crap?