Ghost in the Shell gets a new featurette and a final trailer

Ghost in the Shell Rupert Sanders Scarlett Johansson

In recent weeks there has been a slew of viral marketing for director Rupert Sanders' live action adaptation of the Japanese manga GHOST IN THE SHELL, but it will all be coming to an end soon, as we're just a few days away from the release of the film. The latest viral video is a featurette in which lead art director Richard Johnson provides a tour of the apartment / recharging station that belongs to the Major, the cyborg character played by Scarlett Johansson.

Also newly released online is the final trailer for the movie. Both the featurette and the trailer can be seen below.

Written by Jamie Moss, William Wheeler, and Ehren Kruger, GHOST IN THE SHELL tells the story of

the Major, a special ops, one-of-a-kind human-cyborg hybrid, who leads the elite task force Section 9. Devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, Section 9 is faced with an enemy whose singular goal is to wipe out Hanka Robotic’s advancements in cyber technology.

Johansson is joined in the cast by Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Lasarus Ratuere, Tawanda Manyimo, Yutaka Izumihara, Danusia Samal, Chin Han, Rila Fukushima, Michael Pitt, Michael Wincott, Juliette Binoche, and Kaori Momoi.

GHOST IN THE SHELL reaches theatres this Thursday, March 30th. Tickets are now on sale.

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