ghost in the shell live-action

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“I thought what I’d do was, I’d pretend I was one of those deaf-mutes.”
~J.D. Salinger, Catcher In The Rye

Cyberpunk fans and harboiled anime nerds know Ghost In The Shell: Standalone Complex as the series which brought Masamune Shirow‘s science fiction noir drama back into the limelight. The upcoming Hollywood live-action adaptation has received a lot of flak since it was announced, but it seems as if the film is finally about to enter the final stages of development in earnest, with the studio having officially cast the series’ main antagonist, Laughing Man. (more…)

ghost in the shell

A live-action adaptation of Masamune Shirow’s Ghost in the Shell has been a long time in the making. Years have passed with only an occasional rumor or two, voices crying out in the night that it’s still in the works or that it’s completely lost in limbo. Now, it appears as if people are beginning to think about it once more, for Ghost in the Shell has a director attached in the form of Rupert Sanders. (more…)