The Art of Ghost in the Shell (Hardcover)
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Discover the incredible artwork behind the creation ofGhost in the Shell, the much-anticipated live-action film that brings to life the adventures of cybernetic detective Major Mira Killian and her crack cyberterrorism squad, Section 9. Directed by Rupert Sanders and starring Scarlett Johansson as the Major, the film required the creation of a unique futuristic world where the vast majority of the population has had their bodies augmented with cybernetic enhancements. Working with the award-winning Weta Workshop, Sanders and his team designed every aspect of this startling new world, from cityscapes filled with holograms the size of skyscrapers to robotic geishas, futuristic weaponry, and bionic limbs. This deluxe book reveals the full creative journey behind Ghost in the Shell through interviews with the cast and crew and a wealth of incredible never-before-seen art that showcases the amazing vision that brought the film to the screen.
About the Author
Sir Richard Taylor is the five-time Academy Award–winning CEO and co-founder of Weta Workshop, New Zealand’s premier creative design and physical effects manufacturing facility. Under Richard’s leadership, Weta Workshop has contributed concept design, props, weapons, armor, specialty costumes, and more to films including The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit motion picture trilogies, Avatar, District 9, King Kong, and Ghost in the Shell. Richard lives in Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand with his children and wife, Weta Workshop co-founder Tania Rodger.
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|Official Release Date||Mar 14, 2017|
|Product Measures||33cm x 24cm x 2cm|