Paramount Pictures has released several new featurettes and TV spots for the upcoming live-action adaptation of the classic anime Ghost in the Shell.
Director Rupert Sanders, storyboard coordinator Elise Brown, digital asset coordinator Genevieve Ferrier, pre-vis supervisor David Scott take us behind the scenes revealing how they managed to bring to life Sanders’ extraordinary vision that looks to be incredibly faithful to the original.
Another featurette released spotlights Section 9, the special ops security team made up of former military officers and detectives responsible for the investigation of cyber terrorism.
In addition, Paramount has also released several new TV spots that reveal new footage from the film. The “Anything” spot offers a new look at the film’s villain Kuze, played by Michael Pitt (Boardwalk Empire).
You can check them out below.
The film stars Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Michael Pitt, Juliette Binoche, Kaori Momoi, Rila Fukushima, Chin Han, Danusia Samal, Lasarus Ratuere, Yutaka Izumihara, Tuwanda Manyimo, and Takeshi Kitano. Here’s the official synopsis:
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.
Ghost in the Shell hits theaters March 31, 2017.
10 Theater-Worthy Movies To Look Forward To In March
As we say goodbye to February and Oscar season, we look onwards toward March as the summer blockbuster season begins. March is a month loaded with anticipated movies and it has something for everyone – especially genre fans. Next month’s offerings are diverse, ranging from smaller horror-thrillers to long-awaited reboots and sequels. This bode’s well for multiplex’s as audiences have more than once choice at any given weekend. With heavy hitters that will appeal to both kids and adults, March is sure to be a big month at the box office.
Let’s take a look at what you can expect to come out next month in chronological order. Hit Next to continue!