'Straight Outta Compton' Writer to Tackle Scarlett Johansson Thriller 'Ghost in the Shell'

CB: Hot off the success of Straight Outta Compton, writer Jonathan Herman has been brought in to do an overhaul on the script for DreamWorks’ anime-based live-action thriller Ghost in the Shell.

In the film, Scarlett Johansson stars as a special ops cyborg who leads an elite task force called Section 9 for Hanka Robotics. Section 9 is devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, led by The Laughing Man, whose singular goal is to wipe out Hanka’s advancements in cyber technology.

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RetrospectRealm943d ago

Super stoked for this one. The anime is just perfect. I really hope they nail the tone of the show.

alycakes942d ago

Johansson is perfect for the part too.

OJSoFunky941d ago

This project is getting better and better!

WizzroSupreme939d ago

Are there really no Japanese actresses out there?

RetrospectRealm938d ago

Why would you cast a Japanese actress in an American adaptation? Lol