Scarlett Johansson Is Set to Star in the Live Action ‘Ghost In the Shell’ Adaptation

Ghost In the Shell is one of the most influential anime graphic novels of all time, and a script for a live action adaptation has been kicking around Hollywood for quite some time. But it looks like things are really moving now—Scarlett Johansson, fresh off proving herself a capable action lead in Lucy—will star in the film, which is being directed by Snow White and the Huntsman‘s Rupert Sanders. The cyberpunky story itself follows the adventures of one member of a covert ops unit of the Japanese National Public Safety Commission, which tackles tech-related crime but, if this news report interests you, than you’re probably already aware of that …

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