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Watch Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Ghost in the Shell’ trailer 4 days early

‘They did not save her life. They stole it.’

Feb 28, 2020, 4:42 pm*

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Michelle Jaworski 

Michelle Jaworski

The Super Bowl doesn’t arrive until Sunday, but Paramount is getting ahead of the crowd with the release of the live-action Ghost in the Shell’s teaser trailer.

Condensed to a 30-second spot, the teaser retreads on a lot of the same footage released in November. It focuses almost solely on the film’s big star, Scarlett Johansson, in full fight mode. While it exposes the film to a bigger audience, it might also resurge the controversy of whitewashing Johansson’s character from the original anime.

Ghost in the Shell will be released March 31.

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*First Published: Feb 2, 2017, 11:54 am