Coinciding with its home-entertainment release of Ghost in the Shell, the folks at Screen Junkies have debuted their Honest Trailer for the Scarlett Johansson-headlined remake of the beloved anime. Check it out here…
Hollywood is running out of stuff from the 80’s and 90’s to remake, so now they’re remaking a film they’ve already been ripping off for decades, but with controversial casting, a dumbed down plot, and a complete lack of understanding of what made the franchise popular to begin with.
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Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, “GHOST IN THE SHELL” follows the 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.
Ghost in the Shell is directed by Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Huntsman), with Scarlett Johansson (Captain America: Civil War) leading a cast that includes Beat Takeshi Kitano (Battle Royale), Juliette Binoche (Chocolat), Michael Pitt (Hannibal), Pilou Asbaek (Game of Thrones), Rila Fukushima (The Wolverine), Kaori Momoi (Memoirs of a Geisha), Chin Han (Independence Day: Resurgence), Danusia Samal (Tyrant), Lasarus Ratuere (Terra Nova), Yutaka Izumihara (Unbroken) and Tuwanda Manyimo (The Rover).