Work continues on the project by Amauchi Industry and karakuri products to reproduce the Tachikomas from Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex as 1/2 scale industrial robots, and a mock-up of the exterior shell of Tachikoma was recently on display at the Nico Nico Super Conference 2016. Hit the jump to learn more.
While everyone was reacting to the shot of ScarJo doing her Major cosplay, the names attached to Paramount and DreamWorks Pictures' live-action adaptation of Japanese sci-fi Ghost in the Shell was expanded with a listing of the feature's international cast. See who's involved after the jump.
Last month we got our most recent casting addition for Hollywood's live-action Ghost in the Shell film, which put Beat Takeshi in the role of Section 9 chief Daisuke Aramaki. While there aren't any new additions to discuss yet, we have something even better: Our first look at Scarlett Johansson as the Major. Hit the jump for a full peek.
Beginning in May of 2016, patrons of the "Virtual Theater" service available at 31 Internet cafes in the Kanto region of Japan will be able to experience Ghost in the Shell: The Movie - Virtual Reality Diver, a 15 minute virtual reality movie that immerses its viewers in a CG-rendered, 360 degree world based on the landmark cyberpunk manga by Masamune Shirow. Hit the jump to learn more.
Back on March 3rd, news broke that the multi-talented Takeshi ‘Beat’ Kitano will be playing section chief Daisuke Aramaki, in DreamWorks' Hollywood adaptation of Ghost in the Shell. It did not take long for fans to photoshop the sci-fi series character's trademark tufts of hair onto Takeshi. More impressively, it took noted garage kit maker TEIJI a little over an hour to cast the face. Then, they proceeded to make a body.
Acclaimed actor and director Takeshi 'Beat' Kitano—known for his role in Battle Royale; his own films like Hana-bi, Sonatine, Outrage, and much more—is the latest addition to the live-action Hollywood Ghost in the Shell cast. Variety reports that Beat Takeshi will play the Major's boss, chief of Public Security Section 9 Daisuke Aramaki. Read on for more.