After releasing a short Super Bowl LI TV spot, a new trailer for Ghost in the Shell has been released thanks to Paramount Studios. In a matter of months, the first live-action adaptation of Japan’s popular Ghost in the Shell franchise will makes its way to theaters, and the new trailer gives fans an extended looked as Scarlett Johansson lead role of Major Motoko Kusanagi.
You can check out the full trailer above:
Based on Masamune Shirow’s acclaimed manga, Ghost in the Shell is a story that marries hi-tech action and philosophical musings. The series follows Major Motoko Kusanagi, a special ops leader at the anti-terrorist organization Section 9. The heroine is also a one-of-a-kind cybernetic human with a full body prosthesis. Tasked with catching bad guys, the Major works with her colleagues to catch criminals and extremists who wish to deconstruct society’s cybernetic advancements.
Ghost in the Shell is directed by Rupert Sanders, from a screenplay written by Jonathan Herman and Jamie Moss. It stars Scarlett Johansson as The Major, Pilou Asbæk as Batou, Takeshi Kitano as Chief Daisuke Aramaki, Chin Han as Togusa, Michael Pitt as Kuze, and Juliette Binoche as Dr. Ouelet.
If you need a how-to guide when it comes to Ghost in the Shell, then you are in luck. ComicBook.com has a quick and easy overlook for anime beginners that you can check out here.
MORE: Anime Director Mamoru Oshii Praise Ghost in the Shell Movie / Ghost in the Shell Behind-The-Scenes Footage / See Scarlett Johansson's Major In Action In Ghost in the Shell Trailer Teaser / Ghost in the Shell Cast Defends Controversial Casting Decision / Ghost in the Shell Producer Reveals Plot / Ghost in the Shell Teasers Released/ Ghost in the Shell Behind-The-Scenes Photo / Ghost in the Shell Publisher Praises Casting
Ghost in the Shell opens in theaters March 31, 2017. Tell us how excited (or not) you are to see it by Rating Your Anticipation Below!