The film stars Scarlett Johansson as the “Major”, is directed by Rupert Sanders and produced by Avi Arad and Steven Paul. Parts of the movie have been filmed in New Zealand.
A while back, Paramount dropped some teasers for the film. Now a full trailer is here! The plot is as follows:
“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.”
The official poster has also been revealed:
Entertainment Tonight recently posted a video of on-set footage, showing a gun fight as well as interviewing Scarlett.
Meanwhile, Paramount pictures posted a video with behind the scenes footage and a visit by Mamoru Oshii, the director of the first two GITS films. Mamoru offers his thoughts on the movie.