The Matrix movies were great blockbusters, yet there were people who claimed it was a Ghost in the Shell rip-off. Well, here's good news for those people and the rest of us.
DreamWorks is developing a new movie of Ghost in the Shell, best known as the '95 anime movie based on Masamune Shirow's manga franchise. DreamWorks already set a scriptwriter on it, namely, Laeta Kalogridis, after his work on the upcoming Martin Scorsese thriller, "Shutter Island", which stars Leonadro DiCaprio, he decided to adapt the Japanese manga property, "Ghost in the Shell." Jamie Moss, who was hired last year to write the script, was fired from his position.
The brothers Avi and Ari Arad, together with Steven Paul of Seaside Entertainment are attached to produce the new 3-D Live Action feature film. The brothers Arad are most known for their works on comic books adapted movie's, which are basically all Marvel Live-Action movies and they even produced several episodes and TV animated series of Marvel. Seaside Entertainment's Steven Paul also worked on most of those films, but he's also know for his other works like A Dog of Flanders, Big Stan and his latest game-adapted movie, Tekken.
Created by Masamune Shirow, Ghost in the Shell first published back in 1989. It went on to generate two more manga editions and three anime film adaptions and an anime TV series. It's second move, "Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence" was also released by DreamWorks in 2004 in the U.S.Source