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Last Night in NYC: Scarlett Johansson & The Cast & Crew of Ghost in the Shell Attend NYC Premiere!

Last night, at AMC Lincoln Square located in NYC, the cast and crew of the highly anticipated film Ghost in the Shell took over NYC for the film’s premiere.

The stars from the film Pilou Asbeck, Chin Han, Juliette Binoche, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Carmen Pitt and Adwoa Aboah and Lasarus Ratuere all looked absolutely fly as they graced the red carpet.

FLY girl Scarlett Johansson totally stole the show, she looked absolutely stunning in a Balmain SS1 RTW dress.Step into the dopeness:

Also on hand was the film’s director Rupert Sanders, producers Ari and Avi Arad, Misushisha Ishikawa and Tetsuya Fujimura.

Other notables in attendance were the iconic actor Tony Danza, actor Adrien Brody, Geoffrey Arend, actresses Alina Cho and Gina Gershon.

Johansson plays the role of The Major, a human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals. The Rupert Sanders directed film is based off the famed anime of the same name created by Masamune Shirow.

Ghost in the Shell  arrives in theaters in regular, 3D and IMAX formats tomorrow. To see more photos from the night checkout the gallery below.

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Last Night in Tokyo: The Cast and Crew of ‘Ghost in the Shell’ Attend Premiere!

The scene was Tokyo, Japan, at Toho Cinemas Shinjuku as thousands of fans lined (some in costumes) up to see the cast and crew attend the world premiere of the highly anticipated film Ghost in the Shell.

Director Rupert Sanders brings the popular manga (comic) to life and it stars Scarlett Johansson as The Major, a human who survives a terrible crash and saved by cyber enhancements. The enhancements also come with the task of taking the down the world’s notorious criminals as she is now the perfect soldier thanks to her upgrades.

Johannsson looked absolutely stunning and shut down the red carpet in a stunning teal jumpsuit by Balmain. Also in attendance to greet excited fans were director Rupert Sanders,producers Avi and Ari Arad and Michael Costigan, the films cast, Juliette Binoche (Dr. Ouelet), Pilou Asbaek (Batou), Kaori Momoi,Takeshi Kitano and Rila Fukushima.

Fans were definitely excited to meet the cast and crew of the film as well! It was most certainly an awesome experience for fans!

Ghost in the Shell arrives in theaters nationwide March 31st!

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Watch Scarlett Johansson Take On The Role of “The Major” In The World Premiere Trailer For ‘Ghost In The Shell’

Tabloid in Tokyo was the stage on Sunday as stars of the upcoming film Ghost in the Shell, Scarlett Johansson, “Beat” Takeshi Kitano, Producer Avi Arad and director Rupert Sanders joined fans and influencers to celebrate the global launch party for the film.

Scarlett Johansson plays The Major in Ghost in the Shell from Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures in theaters March 31, 2017.
Scarlett Johansson plays The Major in Ghost in the Shell from Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures in theaters March 31, 2017.

In the film Johansson plays The Major, a special ops one-of-a-kind human-cyborg who leads the elite task force Section 9. Devoted to stopping the most dangerous criminals and extremists, Section 9 is faced with an enemy whose singular goal is to wipe out Hanka Robotic’s advancements in cyber technology.

The unique experience included an opening with Taiko drummers and a performance from legendary anime film composer Kenji Kawai.

Before viewing the trailer fans were treated to never-before-seen-footage from the film. They also got to get an up-close look at costumes and props from the highly anticipated film. Attendees also got to capture their experience utilizing a film-centric experiential photo booth – “Becoming The Major”.

Once everything wrapped up Scarlett, Rupert and Kitano introduced the film Ghost in the Shell to the world globally premiering the trailer.

Scarlett Johansson, Takeshi Kitano, and Rupert Sanders getting interviewed during the Ghost in the Shell Fan Event at Tabloid in Tokyo, Japan November 13, 2016
Scarlett Johansson, Takeshi Kitano, and Rupert Sanders getting interviewed during the Ghost in the Shell Fan Event at Tabloid in Tokyo, Japan November 13, 2016

Ghost in the Shell which hit’s theaters March 31st, 2017 is already marred in a bit of controversy due to its casting of Johansson as the lead character The Major. Some fans of the original Japanese manga are calling Hollywood out on what they consider “whitewashing” of the role and feel there were plenty of Asian actresses who could have filled the roles.

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Director Rupert Sanders spoke on the his casting of Johansson saying “I cast very much from the gut.” and also defended his choice of Johansson by saying “I think whenever you cast someone, someone’s going to be critical of it. To me, I stand by my decision,” he told the crowd of fans. “She’s the best actress of her generation, and I was flattered and honored that she would be in this film.”

Rupert Sanders on stage during the Ghost in the Shell Fan Event at Tabloid in Tokyo, Japan November 13, 2016
Rupert Sanders on stage during the Ghost in the Shell Fan Event at Tabloid in Tokyo, Japan November 13, 2016

Sanders also points out that he full support from the creators of the original anime and director Mamoru Oshii. Well from the trailer the film looks promising and we are curious to see if the film does the iconic anime justice. To see more photos from the event and stills from the movie itself hit the gallery below:

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The Cast of Upcoming Animated Film ‘Sing’ Share The Stage With Their Animated Counterparts In New Character Art.

Illumination Entertainment looks to follow-up the success of The Secret Life of Pets with their new animation film Sing. The animation film marks the first collaboration between writer/director Garth Jennings (The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy)  and Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri. The film also boasts and impressive cast starring Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Tori Kelly, Nick Kroll, Scarlett Johansson, John C.Reily and Taron Egerton.

The event film is set in a world entirely inhabited by animals, we follow a koala named Buster Moon (Matthew McConaughey)  a delusional-optimist who owns a theater that has fallen on hard times.

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Matthew McConaughey as Buster Moon

To save it, he comes up with and produces a great singing contest. As you can imagine the contest goes over well with the masses and attracts many but five contestants immediately standout from the rest. Illumination today unveiled photos today with the cast sharing the stage with their lovable animated counterparts. Peep them below:

Gunter (Nick Kroll)

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Mike (Seth MacFarlane)

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Meena (Tori Kelly)

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Rosita (Reese Witherspoon)

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Johnny (Taron Egerton)

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Ash (Scarlett Johansson)

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Sing is in theaters December 21st, 2016!

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FLY News: Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson & More Pose With Their On Screen Characters From Disney’s The Jungle Book!

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This sure isn’t The Jungle Book we grew up with as kids cause it didn’t look this FLY! The Jungle Book live-action adaptation’s release is right around the corner so it’s time to get the promotion train rolling.

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The Jungle Book directed by Jon Favreau who brought us Iron Man, tells the story of Mowgli (Neel Sethi) a man-cub raised by a pack of wolves since he was an infant. He is no longer welcomed in the jungle when Shere Khan (Idris Elba) declares all man including Mowgli are a threat to the jungle.

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Having to abandon his home Mowgli begins on a grand adventure meeting exotic jungle creatures, some who don’t have his best interests at heart.

Today Disney unveiled FLY character photos from the upcoming film pairing each of the actors and actresses next to the characters they voiced. The photos include FLY guys Idris Elba (Shere Khan), Christopher Walken (King Louie), Ben Kingsley (Bagheera), Giancarlo Esposisto (Akela) and FLY gals Lupita Nyong’o (Raksha) and Scarlett Johansson (Kaa).

Pretty damn FLY if you ask us,peep the rest of the cast photos in the gallery below.

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The Jungle Book hits theaters in April 15th, 2016.

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Fly Trailer: #TeamCap and #TeamIronMan Battle It Out For The Sake Of Humanity

Are you #TeamCap or #TeamIronMan?

Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Studios bring us the second trailer for the highly anticipated Captain America: Civil War.

The next installment in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers tasked with safeguarding humanity. However, that is no easy task and the collateral damage continues to mount. This leads to political pressure to establish a system of accountability, headed by a governing body charged with overseeing and directing the team. Not everyone is in favor of this new form of oversight; which creates a rift between the Avengers, resulting in a split. Two factions emerge, one led by Steve Rogers with the Avengers who believe they should be trusted to defend humanity without any government interference, and the other headed by Tony Stark; whose surprisingly in support of government oversight and accountability.

Captain America: Civil War is the studio’s longest film to date with a run time of 2 hours and 27 minutes. It’s start studded cast includes Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Don Cheadle, Anthony Mackie, Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd, Gwyneth Paltrow, Emily VanCamp, and Jeremy Renner.

In the trailer we see #TeamCap and #TeamIronMan battle it out, strongly holding on to their convictions that they are doing what is best for the good of humanity.  At the end we get an appearance from a web slinging crime fighter who is totally #TeamIronMan. Watch the brand new trailer below and you can also check out the recently released team posters.

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Movie Trailers: Captain America: The Winter Soldier [Video]

The Cap is back! Chris Evans reprises his role as Captain America in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. The film is a sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger and follows the events that took place in blockbuster film The Avengers.

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Official Synopsis:

After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” finds Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the Falcon. However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy—the Winter Soldier.

Checkout the trailer below…

 

Starring: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Emily VanCamp, Hayley Atwell with Robert Redford as Alexander Pierce and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury.

Yea we gotta see this!

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