Scarlett Johansson, who has been on impressive form of late with several kick ass roles has scored herself the lead in a feature adaptation of the popular anime Manga series ‘Ghost In The Shell’.
‘Ghost in the Shell’ is centred around a member of a covert ops unit of the Japanese National Public Safety Commission, which focuses on fighting technology-related crime.
Variety who broke the news also revealed that Rupert Sanders is a likely candidate to direct the movie.
Avi Arad and Steven Paul will produce from a script by Bill Wheeler.
Ghost in the Shell was originally published as a seinen manga series, written and illustrated by Masamune Shirow.