Hollywood Reporter's comics/geek media focused Heat Vision has learned that the live-action Ghost in the Shell has added Tokyo-born actress Rila Fukushima (The Wolverine's Kukio, Arrow's Katana). Her role is not specified. More after the jump.
Part of what makes Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex so awesome is definitely the Tachikoma. Just think about what a Tachikoma could do if it inspired a guitar. Actually, you don't even have to think about it that hard. It happened! Hit the jump for more!
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.