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A Look At The Incredible Practical Effects Of The ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Movie (Video)
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Weta Workshop's Ghost in the Shell Robot Geisha

A live-action movie adaptation of Ghost in the Shell is on the way, as you may have heard, and excitement levels vary from person to person after the controversial casting of Scarlett Johansson in the lead role.

But anyone who’s a fan of movies—no matter what their thoughts on this movie happen to be—appreciates the use of practical effects, and Ghost in the Shell has some incredible ones. Mythbusters star Adam Savage and his Tested YouTube channel paid a visit to the special effects masters over at Weta Workshop recently, where he was shown some of the work they created for Ghost in the Shell. More specifically, the robot geisha. A great deal of work went into creating them, and there’s a phenomenal amount of detail to appreciate. This video alone doubles my interest in the movie simply knowing they went this route over digital effects when possible.

You can see what Weta built in the video below.

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‘Ghost In The Shell’ Trailer: Scarlett Johansson Reclaims Lost Memories
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Ghost in the Shell starring Scarlett Johansson

Paramount Pictures has released the newest trailer for their adaptation of the popular manga Ghost in the Shell. The film stars Scarlett Johansson as Major, the lead protagonist, a synthetic human who works as a field commander of Public Security Section 9. Recent trailers and a Super Bowl TV spot have shown that Rupert Sanders‘ latest directorial effort will be a visual stunner.

Watch the new trailer here below.

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‘Ghost In The Shell’ Super Bowl Spot: Scarlett Johansson Gets Assembled Anime Style
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Super Bowl Spot for Ghost in the Shell starring Scarlett Johansson

Sure, Ghost in the Shell may be wrapped up in a whitewashing controversy, but Rupert Sanders‘ adaptation of the popular manga and anime starring Scarlett Johansson does look good visually. The film takes place in a highly technological futuristic setting, with a special-operations task-force made up of former military officers and police detectives assembled to act as a counter-terrorism force against corrupt officials, companies, and cyber-criminals.

Now Paramount has released the new TV spot that will appear during the Super Bowl this Sunday. Check it out below.

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‘Ghost in the Shell’ Trailer: Cyber Scarlett Johansson Plays That Depeche Mode In Futuristic Tokyo
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Scarlett Johansson in Ghost in the Shell

Despite the current whitewashing controversy that surrounds Ghost in the Shell, eager fans are very anxious to see if the film can justify the casting, and break the long-running reputation that live-action adaptations of popular animes are always bad. Paramount Pictures has released the first trailer for the live-action adaptation of this fan-favorite manga and anime. Starring Scarlett Johansson as Major, the film is set in a futuristic Tokyo, where a security force is tasked with stopping a hacking extremist from destroying a highly advanced cybernetic technology corporation.

Check out the full trailer below.

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Live-Action ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Gets ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Scribe For Rewrite
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Ghost in the Shell

Thanks to Straight Outta Compton being the sleeper hit of 2015, the cast and creative team have been able to get some high-profile gigs. Jason Mitchell and Corey Hawkins both got starring roles in Kong: Skull Island, while director F. Gary Gray was confirmed for Furious 8.

Now, Straight Outta Compton screenwriter Jonathan Herman has been hired to do a rewrite on the Rupert Sanders-directed adaptation of the futuristic anime Ghost In The Shell. More on the story below.

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Scarlett Johansson To Star In ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Movie
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Ghost in the Shell

Last we heard The Wolf of Wall Street star and future Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad, Margot Robbie, was in talks to star in DreamWorks Pictures’ upcoming live-action adaptation of the animated movie Ghost in the Shell, which is based on the popular Japanese manga of the same name. That casting ultimately did not work out.

Now comes word that DreamWorks finally has their star locked in. It’s being reported that The Avengers and Lucy star Scarlett Johansson has signed on for the movie, which is set to be directed by Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Huntsman).

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Frank Darabont In Talks For ‘Snow White and The Huntsman 2’
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Chris Hemsworth in Snow White and the Huntsman

Recently we found out that Frank Darabont was on the shortlist of potential directors for Snow White and the Huntsman 2, the follow-up to 2012’s re-imagining of the fairy tale that starred Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, and Charlize Theron, and was directed by Rupert Sanders.

The news that Darabont was a candidate seemed odd. Why would the director of The Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile, and the TV series creator of AMC’s The Walking Dead, be interested in making not only a sequel to a movie he wasn’t involved in, but a sequel to a movie that also received mediocre critical response (48% on Rotten Tomatoes, 6.2/10 on IMDB)?

But it appears that the interest is real and something about the project has appealed to Darabont, as it is now being reported that he’s officially in talks to direct Snow White and the Huntsman 2.

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Rupert Sanders Might Direct Sci-Fi Love Story ‘The Juliet’
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Rupert Sanders

Universal looks like they are still trying to keep Rupert Sanders and Kristen Stewart separated before they can start up yet another tabloid firestorm. The studio has been offering the director other projects to tackle besides the sequel to Snow White and the Huntsman. One of those projects, a Van Helsing reboot starring Tom Cruise, did not take hold. But it seems that the studio has now found the right project for the director to take on.

Deadline reports that Sanders has been offered an adaptation of Alfred Bester’s sci-fi tale The Juliet to direct. The site describes the script, written by Henry Bean (Basic Instinct 2), as a love story set in a near-futuristic science fiction landscape,” and added that it’s like “Bonnie and Clyde in space.”

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Kristen Stewart Axed From ‘Snow White And The Huntsman’ Sequel; Huntsman To Get Spinoff
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Snow White and the Huntsman

Kristen Stewart has been in the news for other reasons than promoting Snow White and the Huntsman and now her actions may be the reason Universal has decided not to bring the actress back for their planned sequel for Snow White and the Huntsman.

Universal now plans to take their ideas for a Snow White and The Huntsman sequel and turn it into a spin-off focusing on just the Huntsman, played by Chris Hemsworth, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The trade reports that Rupert Sanders will most likely come back to direct the new film, but that Stewart has been dropped. Also, the film won’t use the script that David Koepp wrote and that the writer is “being settled out of his rich contract.” All this means that Universal is back to square one with the Snow White and the Huntsman sequel.

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Amidst Kristen Stewart Scandal, Summit Moves Forward With ‘Breaking Dawn Part 2’ As Planned
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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

By now anyone familiar with The Twilight Saga has heard about the scandal involving star Kristen Stewart, who had a little fling with her married Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders while still being very much involved with Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson.

Obviously the news did not go over well with the series’ rabid fanbase, leading many to wonder whether Stewart’s actions might cause severe damage to the Twilight franchise going forward.

With only one movie left, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, which was expected to deliver massive box office numbers, it suddenly became quite complicated to promote the movie as necessary. But, according to Summit Entertainment, they’re moving on as planned.

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