The live-action feature film adaptation of Ghost in the Shell will hit theaters at the end of this month and audiences are anxious to see how the film will turn out. In addition to controversy over the casting of a Caucasian actress in what could have been an important Asian role, fans of the original Japanese manga have questioned the need for a new American adaptation. Now, Paramount Pictures has released a new promo for the upcoming film that features a new rendition of the theme for the original 1995 anime.
The remixed version of the theme was created by electro house musician Steve Aoki.
You can watch the promo featuring the remixed version of the theme below!
What do you think of this rendition of the original theme? Does this bode well for the film itself? Share your thoughts below!
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.
Directed by Rupert Sanders, Ghost in the Shell stars Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Beat Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, Michael Pitt, Kaori Momoi, Rila Fukushima, Chin Han, Danusia Samal, Lasarus Ratuere, Yutaka Izumihara and Tuwanda Manyimo.
Ghost in the Shell will be released in theaters March 31, 2017.
Source: Paramount Pictures