‘Ghost In The Shell’ Shifts From Disney To Paramount For Release

BREAKING: DreamWorksGhost In The Shell has been taken off the Disney release schedule and will now be released by Paramount Pictures, who is also co-financing the film which is based on the best-selling Japanese sci-fi franchise. The film, which stars the Lucy team of Scarlett Johansson and Pilou Asbæk, will keep its March 31, 2017 release date. The film moves from Disney after Steven Spielberg left the Disney fold and went to Universal. Rupert Sanders (Snow White And The Huntsman) is directing the story about female special ops cyborg (Johansson) who leads a fictional counter-cyberterrorist organization called Public Security Section 9 for Hanka Robotics. The unit is devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, led by The Laughing Man who will stop at nothing to destroy Hanka’s advancements in cyber technology.

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