Ghost In The Shell (2017) Shows Off Cast In “Motion Poster” Ads

You know, this gimmick really does work in the context of Ghost in the Shell. Still, I remember when these were called Vines.

Yesterday, the official Ghost in the Shell live-action film’s Twitter account posted seven new advertisements. The new promos, dubbed “motion posters”, show off individual cast members in a 10-second clip.

The Major

Batou

Aramaki

Ishikawa

Borma

Ladriya

Togusa

Ghost in the Shell hits theaters in the United States on March 31.

The live-action Ghost in the Shell movie was greenlit for production in January 2015. Disney originally stepped forward to produce the feature, which begins filming this year. Paramount signed on to co-produce the project in exchange for distribution rights in international markets.

ghost-in-the-shell-live-action-001-20160922In January, Paramount announced that they will handle all distribution for the feature.

Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Huntsman) will direct the feature, which features a script by William Wheeler (The Hoax) and Jamie Moss (Street Kings). Straight Outta Compton writer Jonathan Herman was pulled onto the project to rewrite.

Ari Arad, Avi Arad and Steven Paul are attached as producers for the film. Michael Costigan, Jeffrey Silver, Tetsu Fujimura and Mitsuhisa Ishikawa will serve as executive producers.

The remaining confirmed crew members include:

  • Cinematographer: Jess Hall (The Spectacular Now
  • Editor: Neil Smith (Snow White and the Huntsman)
  • Production Designer: Jan Roelfs (Fast & Furious 6)
  • Costume Designer: Kurt Swanson (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay)
  • Costume Designer: Bart Mueller (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay)

The confirmed cast in the film includes:

  • The Major: Scarlett Johansson
  • Batou: Pilou Asbæk
  • Daisuke Aramaki: Beat Takeshi
  • The Laughing Man: Sam Riley
  • Dr. Ouelet: Juliette Binoche
  • Section 9 Task Force Member: Tuwanda Manyimo
  • Section 9 Task Force Member: Chin Han
  • Section 9 Task Force Member: Lasarus Ratuere
  • Section 9 Task Force Member: Yutaka Izumihara

Kaori Momoi (Memoirs of a Geisha) and Rila Fukushima (Game of Thrones, Arrow) are also in the film, though their roles are unnamed as of press time.

Several trailers have been released to promote the feature in North America and Japan. You can check these out below:

North America

Japan

Source: Twitter (GhostInShell)