'Ghost in the Shell' Director Praises Scarlett Johansson on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film


The director of Ghost in the Shell, Rupert Sanders, will be Tom Needham’s special guest this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film.

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Paramount's Ghost in the Shell starring Scarlett Johansson.

Photo by: The Sounds of Film

Stony Brook, NY - July 12, 2017 - Rupert Sanders, the director of Ghost in the Shell, will join Tom Needham this Thursday on The Sounds of Film on WUSB.
Scarlett Johansson stars in Ghost in the Shell, a film set in a world where people are enhanced with technology. Johansson plays Major, who is a human mind inside an artificial body designed to fight the war against cyber-crime. When Major discovers that a corporation lied about her past life in order to control her, she sets out to unravel the mystery of her true identity.  The Paramount Blu-ray and DVD also stars Takeshi Kitano, Michael Carmen Pitt, Pilou Asbaek, Chin Han, and Juliette Binoche. The Ghost in the Shell Blu-ray also features bonus material with acclaimed-director Rupert Sanders, other cast members, and crew.  
Rupert Sanders made his feature directing debut with Universal’s Snow White and the Huntsman. The film grossed nearly $400 million worldwide. Before directing features, he was an award-winning commercial director. In 2008, he swept the Clios, ANDYS, Addy’s, AICP, D&AD and Cannes awards for his Halo spots.
About the Sounds of Film
The Sounds of Film is the nation’s longest-running film and music themed radio show.  For the past 30 years, the program has delivered a popular mix of interviews and music to listeners all over Long Island, parts of Connecticut and streaming live on the Internet. Previous guests include Michael Moore, D A Pennebaker, Ernest Dickerson, Katrina vanden Heuvel, Chuck D., Eric B., director John Pilger, Rev. Jesse Jackson and the Doors’ John Denismore.