Monday, March 13, 2017

Ghost in the Shell movie billboards...

Ghost in the Shell movie billboard
This year Masamume Shirow's beloved Japanese manga series Ghost in the Shell gets a live-action adaptation with Scarlett Johansson playing the cyborg 'Major'.
Giant Ghost in the Shell 2017 movie billboard
Fans will no doubt be thrilled to see the series get the big screen treatment following several anime adaptations, but once again this sci-fi film is surrounded by a whitewashing controversy akin to the 'Ancient One' in Doctor Strange, taking an iconic Asian heroine and replacing her with a caucasian Hollywood starlet with box office star power.
Ghost in the Shell film billboard
It'll be interesting to see what other elements of the original premise remain as the Major and the Section 9 task force takes on cyber-terrorism, dangerous criminals and super-hackers that can even hack people's minds.
Ghost in the Shell film billboard
But what will happen when she discovers her life may not have been saved after a terrible accident, but her existence has been stolen and there's more nefarious reasons she's been cyber-enhanced to become the perfect soldier.
Scarlett Johansson Ghost in the Shell movie billboard
These colourful ad creatives capture the neon lights of Japanese cityscapes and the feel of the digital world, and certainly stand out in L.A.'s sprawling skies.
Ghost in the Shell movie billboard
These vibrant Ghost in the Shell movie billboards with Scarlett Johansson's instantly recognisable face were snapped along the Sunset Strip, Melrose Avenue, Pico Boulevard and La Brea Avenue from February 28 to March 6, 2017.
Giant Ghost in the Shell movie billboard
Meanwhile the giant-sized portrait ad creative was photographed making a big impression towering over Wilshire Boulevard L.A.'s Koreatown on March 12, 2017.
Ghost in the Shell movie billboard
Admirers of Scarlett Johansson can also check out these Lucy movie billboards, this billboard for The Spirit movie and these Avengers movie billboards featuring the Black Widow.
Giant Ghost in the Shell film billboard
Meanwhile fans of this movie can also enjoy these Ghost in the Shell film costumes and animatronics on display.
Ghost in the Shell movie billboard
Here's hoping the casting decision pays off for Paramount and let's see whether this Ghost in the Shell can scare up some impressive box office results this spring.
Ghost in the Shell film billboard

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