Say what you will about the new Ghost in the Shell as a movie, one thing I think we can all agree on is that it looks absolutely stunning. So let’s check out some of the concept art work that went into creating the film’s look.
After paying money I will never get back for the disappointment that is 2017's Ghost in the Shell, I realized that it hadn’t scratched my itch for a Tokyo-esque sci-fi tech opera. It delivered, mostly, on the dystopian vision of Tokyo that Io9's Evan Narcisse called “futureshock design porn.” But while its setting…
Last night, Kotaku’s intrepid anime and snack reporters, me and Mike Fahey, saw the anticipated and controversial live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell, an anime we both love. It was, to say the least, an utter disappointment. We spent some time this morning sharing our thoughts on the film, and now we’re…
Of course the Ghost in the Shell manga’s original publisher never thought a Japanese actor would play the lead in the Hollywood version. But at a publicity event for the film in Tokyo, we get a look at what that might’ve been, if the movie had been made in Japan.
Major Mira Killian doesn’t remember who she was before. Now the character played by Scarlett Johansson is living inside a different kind of body about to start a different kind of life. She effortlessly leaps and shoots across a deliriously oversaturated cityscape with power and purpose. There’s something wrong at the…
As part of the promotion for the upcoming live-action Ghost in the Shell, a new “I am Major” website was launched that allowed folks to upload their own photos and enter their own text. It’s damn perfect troll fodder.
The original Ghost in the Shell voice actors will be once again reprising their roles in the upcoming Hollywood film’s Japanese language dub.
Weta, of Lord of the Rings and Mad Max fame, have done some work for the upcoming Ghost in the Shell movie. They’re also handling merchandise duties for the movie, and have released these two very expensive statues.
No teasing or setting the mood here. This new Ghost in the Shell movie clip is a straight-up trailer, with 2:09 of guns firing and Beat Takeshi looking concerned.
Say what you want about the problematic casting, but Ghost in the Shell is going to look absolutely bananas.
After months of controversy surrounding the live-action Ghost in the Shell, we finally have something more fun to talk about. At a live event in Tokyo, the first trailer was unveiled to the world, and it’s pretty fantastic.
Next year, a live-action Hollywood Ghost in the Shell movie hits theaters. The moviemakers behind it are very excited, because they’re bringing the source material to life. Or so they say.
Here’s your first brief look at Scarlett Johansson in motion in the new Ghost in the Shell movie, pointing guns and touching lady’s faces.
Next February, Matt Damon stars in a movie centered around the Great Wall of China. According to the film’s director Zhang Yimou, there’s a reason for that and it’s not whitewashing.
Ever since Paramount released the first image from the Ghost in the Shell remake, people have been up in arms at the idea of Scarlett Johansson playing the lead role of Motoko Kusanagi—the latest in a long line of Asian characters being portrayed by white actors. Three months later, the team behind the film finally…
Just a quick update: According to Scarlett Johansson’s publicist, two of the photos taken of the Hong Kong Ghost in the Shell shoot show her stand-in and not the actress herself. Noted!
Until now, we haven’t gotten that good of a look at Scarlett Johansson in the upcoming Ghost in the Shell film. The only released publicity still is a profile shot, so it’s hard to see how she’ll pull off augmented-cybernetic human Motoko Kusanagi.