'Game of Thrones' star worked hard to get 'Ghost in the Shell' role - Miami.com

Pilou Asbaek didn't exactly land his role in “Ghost in the Shell” so easily. In the sci fi thriller, in theaters, the 35-year-old Danish actor (pronounced “Pe-lou As-beck”) plays Batou, second in command to Scarlett Johannson's bad-ass cyber-soldier ...

Scarlett Johansson Stays Grounded And Balanced By Taking On This Important Role - The Inquisitr

Scarlett Johansson is opening up about motherhood. She finds that she is able to balance her acting career with being a mother. In a new interview with E! News that was published on Monday, March 27, Scarlett said that nursing has helped keep her ...

'Ghost in the Shell' is an early start to summer movies - KSL.com

THE MOVIE THEATER — If you didn't know much about "Ghost in the Shell" before now, don't worry. Neither did I and I turned out just fine. “Ghost in the Shell” is a movie based on a Japanese comic book that has been around since 1989 — long enough ...

Ghost in the Shell Betrays Its Source - Miami New Times

Ghost in the Shell looks great, sounds great and has a gaping hole at its center — where its emotional core should be. This big-budget adaptation of the Japanese manga and anime classic (Masamune Shirow's comic premiered in the late 1980s, Mamoru ...

BRANDON CONE: 'Ghost in the Shell' soulless - Harrison Daily (subscription)

I've heard a lot about “Ghost in the Shell” over the last few years. Subscription Required. Accessing full articles on HarrisonDaily.com requires a Digital Subscription, only $1.00 for 1 full day. Click the "Subscribe" button below to get started ...

'Ghost in the Shell' stares down its critics - CNET

You might not recognize Rupert Sanders' name, but you know his work. He's directed and won awards for some of the most eye-grabbing commercials to hit television. Fans of first-person video game Halo 3: ODST probably remember "The Life." Filmed with ...

Ghost in the Shell's VR experience is out now - The Verge

Ghost in the Shell isn't the most VR-heavy cyberpunk franchise — it's more known for its examination of synthetic bodies. Nonetheless, if you have a Gear VR or Oculus Rift (or just want to visit the Ghost in the Shell Facebook page) you can now watch ...

Holy sh*t, 'Ghost in the Shell' Pop! figures are an actual thing - The Daily Dot

Yes, there are Funko Pop! figures for just about everything. But for Ghost in the Shell fans that have loved the series since the debut of the manga in the '80s, it feels that much more special to see these beloved characters added to the collection ...

All the Major Changes to 'Ghost in the Shell' from the Manga - Inverse

The American adaptation of Ghost in the Shell is just that: an adaptation. It takes the essence, the characters, and a few of the themes of the original famed manga by Masamune Shirow and recreates them into a feature-length film for the big screen. So ...

Asian American Media Group Accuses Scarlett Johansson of 'Lying' About 'Ghost in the Shell' Whitewashing Controversy - Variety

The Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA) has blasted the casting choice of Scarlett Johansson in “Ghost in the Shell” just ahead of the film's opening weekend. In a statement released Friday, the group condemned the movie's “whitewashing” ...

'Ghost in the Shell' problem worse than whitewashing - The Daily Gazette

While waiting for Scarlett Johansson to star in a “Black Widow” movie, we're having to make do with far-out action films like “Lucy,” and her latest project, “Ghost in the Shell,” a live-action remake of the 1995 Japanese anime film, as a cyborg with a ...

Scarlett Johansson Movies: Top 12 Roles from 'Ghost in the Shell' to 'The Avengers' to 'Lost in Translation' [PHOTOS] - Goldderby

Scarlett Johansson is back in kick-ass mode this weekend as she stars in a remake of the Japanese anime classic “Ghost in the Shell.” Johansson plays The Major, a cyborg counter-cyberterrorist field commander who leads a task force to fight hackers and ...

Review: Scarlett Johansson's 'Ghost In The Shell' Is More 'Blade Runner' Than 'Star Wars' - Forbes

Box Office: DreamWorks and Paramount/Viacom Inc.'s Ghost in the Shell earned $1.8 million in Thursday previews last night. Offhand, that puts it on the path for a $25m debut weekend. That's not great, but legs are not impossible (it gets two weeks ...

See the trailer for Ghost In The Shell - The Independent

All hail the queen of cyberpunk! Scarlett Johansson, star of The Avengers, Her, and Under The Skin, is back in this trailer for her new film. In Ghost In The Shell, British director Rupert Sanders has realised the classic Manga creation of Masamune ...

'Ghost in the Shell' Review: Scarlett Johansson's Anime Reboot Is Mostly Style Over Substance - Entertainment Tonight

As far as fresh ideas go, Ghost in the Shell is pretty much the de rigueur A.I. story: a cyborg conflicted about her very cybernetics must question everything she know, including the shady corporation that created her. (The latter isn't a spoiler; it's ...

A 'Ghost in the Shell' Sequel Wouldn't Need Scarlett Johansson - Inverse

Though there's no post-credits sequence in Ghost in the Shell, that doesn't mean the Major won't return for a sequel. Essentially, everything that happens in the film could be viewed as an origin story, akin to James Bond's first out as 007 in Casino ...

Four ways 'Ghost in the Shell' could have been a genuinely interesting movie - Washington Post

This piece discusses the plot of the 2017 remake of “Ghost in the Shell.” Most of the discussion before the release this weekend of Rupert Sanders's live-action remake of “Ghost in the Shell” concerned the casting of Scarlett Johansson, who is white ...

Watch the trailer for Ghost In The Shell - ClickLancashire

The 1995 anime is considered an undisputed classic, with a highly philosophical premise that contemplates the essence of the soul. It starts with the Major, played by Scarlett Johansson, waking up in a medical chamber before moving over to a mission ...

'Ghost In The Shell': How Cybernetic Enhancements Question Our Future Perceptions Of Humanity - moviepilot.com

Ghost in the Shell illustrates a world where physical perfection is only a price tag away. Cybernetic enhancement doesn't come cheap, but the ability to have x-ray vision or survive a week-long bender thanks to a robotic liver is a price that many in ...

Weaponized: ScarJo Kills and Kills Again in a Homogenized 'Ghost in the Shell' - Observer

Let's put the whitewashing controversy to bed: yes, busty beauty Scarlett Johansson plays Major, the melancholy protagonist of the beloved Japanese anime – and, despite a very thin black wig framing her milky face, she is not Asian like the heroine of ...