Premier of Hollywood film Ghost in the Shell held at Tokyo

Saturday 18 March 2017 1 month ago 47   Japan   Print

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Report  Web desk : TOKYO: A colorful and star-studded premier of The Hollywood film Ghost in the Shell was held in Tokyo, Japan. Set for a release in theaters on March 31, Ghost in the Shell stars Scarlett Johanssonand is directed by Rupert Sanders. Based on the famous Kodansha Comics manga series of the same name (written and illustrated by Masamune Shirow), the film is produced by Avi Arad, Ari Arad, and Steven Paul. Ghost in the Shell follows the Major (Johansson), 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 advancements in cyber technology. The cast of Ghost in the Shell also includes Beat Takeshi Kitano as Daisuke Aramaki, Juliette Binoche as Dr. Ouelet, Michael Pitt as Kuze, Pilou Asbæk as Batou, and Kaori Momoi. The members of Section 9 are played by Chin Han, Danusia Samal, Lasarus Ratuere, Yutaka Izumihara and Tuwanda Manyimo. 02