ghost-in-the-shellDirector Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Huntsman) revealed at a media event in Tokyo this weekend that Clint Mansell is scoring the upcoming film adaptation of Ghost in the Shell. The film is based on the Japanese manga of the same title created by Masamune Shirow and stars Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche and Michael Pitt. The movie follows Major, a special ops, one-of-a-kind human-cyborg hybrid, who leads the elite task force Section 9, which is devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists and faced with an enemy whose singular goal is to wipe out Hanka Robotic’s advancements in cyber technology. Steven Paul (Ghost Rider) and Avi Arad (Spider-Man, Iron Man, Fantastic Four, Daredevil) are producing the project. Ghost in the Shell will be released on March 31, 2017 by Paramount Pictures. Visit the official movie website for updates. (via Den of Geek)

Mansell’s upcoming projects also include Duncan Jones’ Mute and the animated feature Loving Vincent.

  1. Macejko says:


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  3. Sidious says:

    Should be Kenji Kawai

    • Everan says:

      He contributed a bit, I believe. IGN released the classic clip of the robot creation fomr the film, with the anime’s theme, modified by Kenji.