Paramount Pictures has released a set of five new teasers for Ghost in the Shell, its adaptation of the manga of the same name. At 10 seconds each, the teasers are shorter than any of these sentences, but they at least give you a feel for the world. In addition, it’s our first look at Scarlett Johansson in action.
The first and last teasers are the most interesting, with the greatest cyberpunk feel. We’re introduced to an almost robotic-looking masked geisha:
Cyborg police officer the Major (Scarlett Johansson) gets online:
“What are you?”
An ominous encounter:
The Major stumbles upon something:
Here’s the synopsis:
Based on the internationally-acclaimed sci-fi property, Ghost in the Shell follows 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.
Ghost in the Shell comes to theaters March 31, 2017.