Paramount Pictures has released new promo spots for the upcoming sci-fi crime drama Ghost In The Shell. The movie is Rupert Sanders adaptation of the famous Japanese manga series of the same name written and illustrated by Masamune Shirow. Ghost In The Shell tells the story of Major (Scarlett Johansson) and her special task force operation Section 9 taking down cyber criminals and hackers. She and her team will face a new potent enemy Hanka Robotics with its Artificial Intelligence Technology. Other cast includes Michael Pitt (Boardwalk Empire), Juliette Binoche(The English Patient, Chocolat), Pilau Asbaek(Lucy), Takaeshi Kitano, Ng Chin Han(Captain America : The Winter Soldier) and Lasarus Ratuere. Rupert Sanders (Snow White and The Huntsman) will serve as the director. Ari Arad(Iron Man, Ghost Rider) and Avi Arad(Iron Man, Spider-Man 1&2, X-Men) will both serve as the producers. Jeffrey Silver (Edge of Tomorrow, 300) along with Mark Sourian, Michael Costigan, Tetsuya Fujimura and Mitsuhisa Ishikawa are the executive producers behind the film.
Here is the official synopsis for Ghost in the Shell :
In the near future, Major (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals. When terrorism reaches a new level that includes the ability to hack into people’s minds and control them, Major is uniquely qualified to stop it. As she prepares to face a new enemy, Major discovers that she has been lied to: her life was not saved, it was stolen. She will stop at nothing to recover her past, find out who did this to her and stop them before they do it to others. Based on the internationally acclaimed Japanese Manga, “The Ghost in the Shell.”
Ghost In The Shell is set to release in theaters on March 31st 2017. Check out the promos below.