The first official trailer for Paramount Pictures upcoming live-action adaptation of the classic anime Ghost in the Shell has arrived. Director Rupert Sanders looks to have crafted an extraordinary vision that seems fresh and original while remaining faithful to the original franchise.
Earlier this week a featurette was released featuring the director of the original film, Mamoru Oshii, who expressed his delight after actress Scarlett Johannson exceeded his expectations with her portrayal of The Major.
The film produced by Paramount Pictures stars Scarlett Johannson, Pilou Asbæk, Michael Pitt,Juliette Binoche, Kaori Momoi, Rila Fukushima, Chin Han, Danusia Samal, Lasarus Ratuere, Yutaka Izumihara, and Tuwanda Manyimo with a script penned by Jamie Moss, directed by Rupert Sanders.
Ghost in the Shell hits theaters March 31, 2017.
Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, “GHOST IN THE SHELL” follows the Major, a special ops, one-of-a-kind human-cyborg hybrid, who leads the elite task force Section 9. Devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, Section 9 is faced with an enemy whose singular goal is to wipe out Hanka Robotics advancements in cyber technology.