Rupert Sanders has been on board to direct anime classic Ghost in the Shell in a live action movie adaptation. It has just been confirmed that Scarlett Johansson will star in the new film. Johansson has played the roles of Black Widow in the Marvel movies and the main star in sci-fi movie Lucy. Steven Spielberg is also involved in some way and producing the film are Avi Arad and Steven Paul. Bill Wheeler will be penning the script from the source material, not sure how close they will stay to the source material. Are you stoked to see Scarlett Johansson in Ghost in the Shell?
2029. A female government cyber agent and the Internal Bureau of Investigations are hot on the trail of The Puppet Master - a computer virus capable of invading cybernetic brains and altering its victim’s memory. Created by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and codenamed Project 2501, this ‘hacker’ is actually a prototype virtual agent which has now defied its makers by seeking asylum within a new host body outside of the electronic net. Now the two agencies must maneuver against each another in a violent, high-tech race to capture the omnipresent entity.