In the new live-action version of the Japanese mangaklassieker ‘Ghost in the Shell, creeps Scarlett Johansson in the skin of a cyborg, The Major that a corporate security department leads. These are the first teasers.
A director who has ventured to a western version of a Japanese manga with a cult, is always afraid to wait on the result. That was no different when director Ruper Sanders (known from ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’) announced that he had a ‘Ghost in the Shell’ to the white – Hollywoodiaanse – cloth would translate.
Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures have now the first mini-teasers unloaded. They look stylish, menacing, mysterious also. Many more do not. The live-action version, called to the manga, follows a female cyborg (played by Scarlett Johansson) who, along with Daisuke Aramaki (director Takeshi Kitano), a special unit leads the world-must protect for a downfall. Juliette Binoche and Michael Pitt are the other actors by name.
‘Ghost in the Shell’ is at the end of march 2017 in our cinema screens expected.