“They created me, but they cannot control me.” Fans awaiting Scarlett Johansson’s Ghost in the Shell have just been treated to Paramount’s newest trailer for the film. While initial thoughts from loyal diehards of the beloved franchise were somewhat reserved, this new Ghost in the Shell trailer definitely shows what the special effects team and director Rupert Sanders are capable of doing with The Major, Sector 9 and their world. The first trailer showed a very promising glimpse in the direction that the film is trying to take. With the film’s release date fast approaching, it wouldn’t surprise us that this display of work will also carry strong notions of future follow-ups. No matter what, we can’t wait to see Johansson wreck shop as The Major.
GHOST IN THE SHELL
Release Date: March 31, 2017
Directed By: Rupert Sanders
Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Michael Pitt, Michael Wincott, Juliette Binoche, Pilou Asbaek, Kaori Momoi, Rila Fukushima, Chin Han, Danusia Samal, Lasarus Ratuere, Yutaka Izumihara, Tuwanda Manyimo, Takeshi Kitano
Based on the internationally acclaimed sci-fi manga series, “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 Robotic’s advancements in cyber technology. – via IMDb.com