Keep an eye on Ghost in the Shell remake

It looks like 2017 will offer us at least two major films with strong female leads and one of them will feature a bisexual character portrayed by Scarlett Johansson. After Warner Bros unveiled the official trailer of Wonder Woman ten days ago, Paramount Pictures gave us an inspiring preview of Ghost in the Shell remake. The story should lead us into a futuristic cyberpunk Japan where the main character named Motoko Kusanagi is a female cyborg part of an elite crime-fighting team called Public Security Section 9. The main frame of Masamune Shirow original manga, as well as the adapted film, tells the stalk of a dangerous cybercriminel known as the “Puppet Master”. A man from the shadows who takes control of human spirit through the Global Digital Network, an advanced version of the Internet. As the investigation progresses, the members of Section 9 discover that the criminal isn’t a physical person but an artificial intelligence who acquired consciousness. The trailer shows a brief interaction between Motoko Kusanagi (Scarlett Johansson) and the star model Adwoa Aboah.

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