Los Angeles: 'Twilight' star Kristen Stewart could land another leading lady role in a Japanese animation movie, 'Akira'. (Agencies)
The 21-year-old actress, who is known for playing Bella Swan in the 'Twilight Saga' film series, has been offered to play Kei, the love interest of male lead Kaneda in the movie, reported a leading daily.
Helena Bonham Carter is also in talks to play Lady Miyako, while her 'Harry Potter' co-star Gary Oldman is being considered to star as The Colonel.
Warner Bros Pictures is still looking for an actor to play Tetsuo, and it is said that Ezra Miller and Alden Ehrenreich are the top two contenders for the role.
Based on Katsuhiro Otomo's cyberpunk manga, 'Akira' follows Kaneda, a leader of motorcycle gang known as 'The Capsules' who must save his best friend Tetsuo from being a medical experiment of the government.
Los Angeles: 'Twilight' star Kristen Stewart could land another leading lady role in a Japanese animation movie, 'Akira'.