Original Ghost In The Shell Film Returns To Theaters

Original Ghost In The Shell Film Returns To Theaters

Posted by January 9, 2017 Comment

ghost-in-the-shellWith the upcoming live-action adaptation due in theaters March 31st, the original anime classic Ghost In The Shell is returning to theaters on February 7th and 8th.

Lionsgate and Funimation Films are putting the 1995 animated film back into 110 theaters. Directed by Mamoru Oshii, the film follows a female cybernetic government agent, Major Motoko Kusanagi, as she hunts down a computer virus called The Puppet Master that can effect human hosts. There will be a new deluxe edition of the remastered film released on March 7th on Blu-ray and digital HD.

 

The new adaptation of the film stars Scarlett Johansson as the Major and is directed by Rupert Sanders.

(Last Updated January 9, 2017 11:08 am )

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