Variety reports that Paramount has signed on with DreamWorks to co-finance and co-produce the adaptation of sci-fi Ghost in the Shell. Plans are for Paramount to handle the international release of the Scarlett Johansson lead feature, while DreamWorks will release the movie through its output deal with Disney on March 31, 2017.
Series creator Masanori "Masamune Shirow" Ota's home town of Kobe, Japan has hired on Section 9 from Ghost In The Shell Arise Alternative Architecture to protect and promote their forward-looking city. Animator Toru Okubo illustrates The Major looking over Port Tower, air city hall, and transit system in a future version of the city meant to draw attention to tourism and IT initiatives.
Deadline is reporting that Walt Disney Pictures has moved up the release of DreamWorks’ live-action Ghost In The Shell from April 14th's Easter weekend 2017 to March 31, 2017, where it will up against Sony's new, animated Smurfs. More after the jump.
With the AmeComi inspired Avengers: Age of Ultron hitting theaters May 1st, the movie's super heroine Black Widow, Scarlett Johansson, has commented on her upcoming manga project. More after the jump.
It is confirmed that 31-year-old performer (dancer) of 19-member dance/vocal unit EXILE and the leader of seven-member group Sandaime J Soul Brothers, NAOTO makes his voice actor debut in the upcoming feature film Ghost in the Shell: New Movie Edition. Hit the jump for more details.