Scarlett Johansson May Star in Ghost in the Shell

It looks like Hollywood is going all out for the live-action Ghost in the Shell movie adaptation and could include some big names like Scarlett Johansson.  Word is that The Wolf of Wallstreet‘s Margot Robbie was originally in talks for the lead role of Motoko Kusanagi, but that may have been put on hold since she began negotiations for Warner Bros’ Suicide Squad. Now, an article on reports that Johansson has been offered a large chunk of money to step in!


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What do you think about the potential casting? We’ve seen Scarlett Johansson take on a number of action roles lately — will she live up to fan expectations for Motoko Kusanagi?


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