- Get your first proper look at the Major in action in the debut trailer for Ghost in the Shell. Scarlett Johansson takes on the lead role, supported by the masterful Takeshi Kitano.
Director Rupert Sanders looks to have a firm grasp of the source material here – which is frankly a relief for us. Check it out:
What do you think? Looks good, right? And yet, still bringing its own sort of aesthetic to the table too.
Director: Rupert Sanders
Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Beat Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, Michael Pitt, Pilou Asbæk, Kaori Momoi, Chin Han, Danusia Samal, Lasarus Ratuere, Yutaka Izumihara, Tuwanda Manyimo
Synopsis: Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, “GHOST IN THE SHELL” follows 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.