Alongside with the image is the confirmation that the principal photography for the film is ongoing in Wellington, New Zealand. The studios also confirmed that Weta Workshop and its co-founder Richard Taylor are working on the film.
The film will also star Pilou Asbæk (Lucy) as Batou, Michael Pitt (Boardwalk Empire) as the Laughing Man, and Beat Takeshi (Battle Royale) as Public Security Section 9 founder and chief Daisuke Aramaki.
The film is directed by Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Huntsman) with Jonathan Herman (Straight Outta Compton) reworked the earlier drafts of the script written by William Wheeler (Hoax, The Reluctant Fundamentalist) and Jamie Moss (Street Kings). Ghost in the Shell is planned for a March 31, 2017 release.
[Source: Anime News Network]