Los Angeles : �Japanese filmmaker-actor Takeshi "Beat" Kitano has joined the Scarlett Johansson starrer �Ghost in the Shell�. The live-action Hollywood film is an adaptation of the Japanese anime film originally directed by Mamoru Oshii. Kitano will play Daisuke Aramaki, chief of Public Security Section 9 and boss of the cyborg cop heroine played by Johansson, reports variety.com. It also Kitano�s first Hollywood film since playing a gangster in the sci-fi thriller �Johnny Mnemonic� in 1995. Directed by Rupert Sanders, �Ghost in the Shell� will release on March 31, 2017.�(IANS)
Takeshi joins Scarlett Johansson in 'Ghost in the Shell'