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People Didn't Know How To Feel About Those "Ghost In The Shell" Trailers

The world got its first glimpse of Scarlett Johnasson as The Major in action, and there were some mixed feelings.

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Last night, Paramount Pictures quietly released the first teaser trailers for Ghost in the Shell, their upcoming adaptation of a popular Japanese franchise starring Scarlett Johansson.

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Five cryptic promos aired during commercial breaks which ran throughout the Season 2 finale of Mr. Robot. Although Ghost in the Shell's plot was hardly revealed in the brief clips, the world did get its first glimpse of Johansson in action as "The Major" — famous cyborg from Shirow Masamune's seminal manga series.

Johansson's casting caused many people to denounced it as an example of Hollywood "whitewashing"; it was a decision one of the film's producers later defended.


The five teasers don't contain much action, but some people were impressed by what they saw.

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The Ghost in the Shell teasers look awfully good and I don't know what's real anymore.

Live action Ghost in the Shell looking... decent 🤔 really hope ScarJo does a good job

Some felt conflicted.

The teasers for the live action GITS don't look bad. Still not a fan of the Major's casting.


I'm so sad because the cinematography in the ghost in the shell movie actually looks really impressive, and also I'm so gay for ScarJo... 😭

it's a shame bc the ghost in the shell movie could of been really good if they got the right actress for it because it looks beautiful

But others were simply not here for it.


Petition to start calling Scarlett Johansson's GITS character Not-oko

everytime when they show something about Gits movie a part of me soul dies



Ghost in the Shell drops March 31, 2017. Watch the teasers below.

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