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Inoue's LONE WOLF AND CUB: FINAL CONFLICT Gets An English-Language Remake In 2017

If you're an ardent chanbara cinema follower, this bit may concern you. SP International Pictures's own Steven Paul (Ghost Rider (2007), Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance (2011), Tekken (2009), Tekken: Kazuya's Revenge (2014)) is now developing a live-action remake of...

GHOST IN THE SHELL: Scarlett Johansson Spotted In Hong Kong

Ghost In The Shell, Rupert Sanders' live action remake of Oshii Mamoru's hugely influential 1995 anime classic, is now shooting in Hong Kong. Scarlett Johansson and co-star Pilou Asbaek have been snapped by local Chinese media on location in full...

Destroy All Monsters: Scarlett Johansson And Our New, Digital Plasticity

As a digital artifact, Jon Favreau's new adaptation of The Jungle Book plays it nearly straight. Much more so, anyway, than something like the Wachowski Sisters' Speed Racer - another film that made maximum use of digital environments around flesh-and-blood...

Kitano Joins Live Action GHOST IN THE SHELL

Well, now, this is some interesting news ... Japan's Cinema Today are reporting that Kitano Takeshi - the iconic director and performer - has joined the cast of the Rupert Sanders directed, live action adaptation of classic anime and manga...

Hey Australia! Don't Miss Madman's Massive December Giveaway!

To celebrate the Australian release of Ghost In The Shell Arise 2 on home video, Madman is giving you the chance to win one of FIVE awesome Ghost In The Shell prize packs!Each prize pack consists of the following:  - Ghost...

Pilou Asbaek Joins GHOST IN THE SHELL, Storyline Revealed

It would appear that Danish actor Pilou Asbaek - a long time favorite around these parts thanks to his parts in television series Borgen as well as feature films A Hijacking, The Absent One and more - is well and...

Have Your Say: Does GHOST IN THE SHELL Still Have A Future?

There sure is no shortage of Ghost in the Shell news lately. After many a false start, a live-action version by Dreamworks seems to be pretty much underway, starring Scarlett Johansson in the lead role. Meanwhile, on the animated front,...

Rest In Peace, Origa

Earlier today, Anime News Network alerted its readers that Russian-born singer Olga Vitalevna Yakovleva, better known as Origa, has died Saturday after a battle with lung cancer. Origa was very popular in Japan, and known worldwide for singing the opening...

Check Out The First Teaser For New GHOST IN THE SHELL Animated Movie

While the debate about the American live-action adaptation rages on fans of the Japanese animated Ghost in the Shell franchise have reason to celebrate. A teaser for the new animated film, due out in Japan this Summer, was just released. Though...

GHOST IN THE SHELL: Scarlett Johansson Agrees To Fight Cyber Crime In Dreamworks' Adaptation

Sources close to Variety have confirmed that Scarlett Johansson has finally agreed to take the lead role in Dreamworks' adaptation of the immensely popular Japanese manga/anime Ghost in the Shell. Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders is still attached...

Scarlett Johansson Touted For Live-Action GHOST IN THE SHELL

It was previously reported that The Wolf Of Wall Street's Margot Robbie was in talks to star in the upcoming live-action adaptation of influential Japanese anime Ghost In The Shell. Deadline has now reported that Robbie is no longer up...

Watch The Trailer For Oshii's Live Action GARM WARS: THE LAST DRUID

Ghost In The Shell director Oshii Mamoru continues to bring his visions to life in (mostly) live action with the upcoming Garm Wars: The Last Druid - an English language hybrid of live action and animation techniques starring Lance Henriksen,...

Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets To See GHOST IN THE SHELL Director Oshii Mamoru In Person!

Hey, Toronto! The Twitch-presented mini-retrospective of the film of anime icon Oshii Mamoru gets under way this weekend with the director himself in town for an on stage In Conversation With interview and to introduce his landmark film Ghost In...

Take A Look At An Amazing Live-Action Tribute To GHOST IN THE SHELL

Before you ask: no, this is not a trailer, teaser or even proof-of-concept for any upcoming live-action version of Shirow Masamune's famous manga Ghost in the Shell, or the many anime it spawned. Like the live-action Akira trailer last...

Hey, Toronto! Anime Icon Oshii Mamoru Is Coming To Town For Twitch Presented Retrospective TECHNO/HUMAN

Hey, Toronto! It's not all that often that an honest to god icon comes to town but it's happening in July with Ghost In The Shell director Oshii Mamoru on hand as part of the Twitch presented mini-retrospective Techno /...

SNOW WHITE Director To Direct Live Action GHOST IN THE SHELL

Will those who got all worked up about the live action Akira feel the same about this one? Time to find out ...Deadline is reporting that Snow White And The Huntsman director Rupert Sanders has signed on to direct a...

Watch The Full Trailer For GHOST IN THE SHELL ARISE: BORDER 2, GHOST WHISPERS

Ghost In The Shell prequel series Arise continues with Border 2, Ghost Whispers. Telling the story of how Kusanagi Motoko joined up with Section 9 in the first place the four part series has released a new trailer for the...

Watch The First Teaser For GHOST IN THE SHELL ARISE: BORDER 2, GHOST WHISPERS

With the first part of the four part prequel series to enormously popular scifi anime Ghost In The Shell now done and dusted in Japan - and with news of the first international releases now starting to pop up -...

More Cyborg Action In New GHOST IN THE SHELL ARISE: GHOST PAIN Promo

With the first volume of the new Ghost In The Shell prequel series Arise hitting Japanese cinemas today a new promo has arrived online to push the impending DVD / BluRay release. All the major characters are featured heavily along...

Theatrical Trailer For GHOST IN THE SHELL ARISE: GHOST PAIN

The latest entry in the hugely popular - and for good reason, they're great - anime series Ghost In The Shell hits Japanese theaters June 22nd with the arrival of Ghost In The Shell Arise: Ghost Pain. A series of...