Scarlett Johansson To Star In DreamWorks’ Live Action ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Adaption!

Seems Scarlett Johansson has a knack for playing awesome action chicks in flicks! Everyone should know Scarlett from her appearance as Black Widow in Marvel’s amazing Avengers films, the original The Avengers and the upcoming Avengers: Age Of Ultron, set for theaters in May 2015!

But right now she’s moving on from the Avengers, taking on a new status and name as, according to Variety and DreamWorks, she is set to star in the live action adaption of the popular Japanese anime, Ghost In The Shell, a series first published in 1989 and created by Masamune Shirow!

The story is set in a futuristic city and follows a covert ops member, Motoko Kusanagi, of the Japanese National Public Safety Commission which specializes in fighting technology-related criminal activities.

Director Steven Spielberg, a long time fan, hopes to be able to get the green light for the film  thanks to the commitment of Scarlett. He also has the participation of Rupert Sanders who’s taking the helm to direct. Ghost In The Shell will be produced by  Avi Arad and Steven Paul along with executive producer, Mark Sourian. Bill Wheeler is the writer of the film.

So, what do you guys think of this idea of a live action Ghost In The Shell? Excited, yay or nay? Let us know how you feel in the comments below!



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