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Matt McGloin

Scarlett Johansson Set To Star In Ghost In The Shell



Following the success of Lucy, it's learned that Scarlett Johansson will star in the live-action movie adaptation of the Ghost In The Shell Japanese Manga series.

Ghost In The Shell will be directed by Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Huntsman), with Bill Wheeler (The Cape TV series) writing the script.

Scarlett Johansson comes off of two successful movies with the aforementioned Lucy, which made over $450 million worldwide at the box office, and the critically acclaimed horror movie, Under The Skin.

Scarlett Johansson will next star in The Avengers: Age Of Ultron reprising as the S.H.I.E.L.D. spy agent Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow.

Johansson will also provide the voice for Kaa in Jon Favreau's Jungle Book and is starring in Hail, Caesar!

The Ghost In the Shell Manga series follows Public Security Section 9, a special-operations task-force made up of former military officers and police detectives that investigate tech crimes.