Rupert Sanders To Helm Live Action GHOST IN THE SHELL Movie
This should please Manga maniacs...or not? According to Deadline, the Snow White And The Huntsman director will take the reigns on Dreamworks' live action adaptation of the incredibly popular Manga/Anime. Read on for more.
Deadline reports that DreamWorks has made a deal with Rupert Sanders to direct a live action adaptation of the Japanese futuristic thriller, with a new script from William Wheeler. The original Ghost In The Shell Manga was written by Masamune Shirow, and the subsequent film adaptation is up there with Akira as a benchmark Anime on which all that followed would be judged against. The story follows a member of an agency known as Section 9 named Motoko Kusanagi, as she searches for a mysterious hacker known as the Puppet Master. The live action film will be produced by Avi Arad, and Steven Paul.
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