Scarlett Johansson to Star in Ghost in the Shell Film

Posted on January 11, 2015 by
Scarlett Johansson to Star in Ghost in the Shell Film

Johansson at the 2013 San Diego Comic-ConDreamWorks is making a live action adaptation of the anime "Ghost in the Shell." Scarlett Johansson is set to star in the film according to sources from Variety.

Rupert Sanders is set to direct Ghost in the Shell. Avi Arad and Steven Paul will produce the film. Bill Wheeler wrote the script for the movie.

Scarlett Johansson stared in Lucy which made $394 million worldwide. She is also in the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron."

Production I.G has produced some anime adaptations of the anime, Ghost in the Shell. It all started with a film in 1995 called Ghost in the Shell. The anime film told of the investigation of the Puppet Master by Section 9. Following this film was Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex in 2002. In 2013 through 2014 there were four new films.

Source: Variety
Via: The Verge
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