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Live-Action Ghost in the Shell Switches to Paramount

There’s been a switch-up for the distributor behind 2017’s live-action Ghost in the Shell film. According to Variety distribution has moved from Disney to Paramount, which is also financing the production. 

The rest of what we know stays the same, including the planned March 31, 2017 premiere. Ghost in the Shell is being directed by Snow White and the Huntsman‘s Rupert Sanders, with Scarlett Johansson and Pilou Asbæk in the lead roles.

Variety‘s description of Ghost in the Shell:

Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, “Ghost in the Shell” follows a female special ops cyborg who leads an elite task force called Section 9 for Hanka Robotics. Section 9 is devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, led by The Laughing Man whose singular goal is towipe out Hanka’s advancements in cyber technology.

Via Crunchyroll