After the success of 'Lucy', Scarlett Johansson is set to
comeback with another action movie. The new mom is getting back to
work after delivery in September, as she has been roped in to play
the lead role in DreamWorks'adaptation of the popular
Japanese anime, "Ghost in the Shell".
The Black Widow of Marvel Cinematic Universe is cast to portray
Major Kusanagi, a covert agent fighting tech crimes in a futuristic
cyberpunk world. Sources report that the offer was given to
Johansson sometime back and she was not sure of the role. But now,
Deadline Hollywood has reported that the actress has agreed and
will star in the movie.
The live-action film is adapted from Masamune Shirow's manga of
the same name. Rupert Sanders ("Snow White and the
Huntsman") is expected to sit behind the lens with the script
by Bill Wheeler. Avi Arad and Steven Paul are among the
In October 2013, Johansson, 30, was reportedly being offered USD
10 million to play the heroine"Lucy" made $394 million worldwide
and Johansson can be seen next in "Avengers: Age of Ultron," releasing this May.
Seeing Scarlett playing action heroine is a treat to the eyes.
We can't wait to watch the 'Ghost in the Shell' to go on the