Takeshi Kitano Joins Scarlett Johansson in 'Ghost in the Shell'
Rupert Sanders is directing the live-action adaptation of the Japanese manga.
Takeshi 'Beat' Kitano will join Scarlett Johansson in the live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell.
Rupert Sanders will direct the DreamWorks production, which is based on the famous Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masamune Shirow.
Ghost in the Shell follows the story of a female special-ops cyborg who leads a task force called Special 9 in order to stop dangerous extremists bent on the destruction of the advancement of cyber technology.
Kitano will play the chief of public security Section 9, Daisuke Aramaki.