50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2017: 'Blade Runner,' 'Star Wars' and More

From superhero blockbusters and high-profile sequels to docs, director passion-projects and some downright weird stuff

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'Ghost in the Shell' (Mar. 31)


Numerous feathers were ruffled last year when it was announced that Scarlett Johansson was playing the Major in this live-action redo of the mega-popular 1995 anime, and you can't argue that the whitewashing claims aren't valid. (There is no known universe that the star looks even remotely Japanese.) What we can say is, judging from the teasers, that this new version nails the cyberpunk vibe of the original movie (and the manga is based on), that the action sequences look kick-ass and that fans of future-shock sci-fi will likely dig what director Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Huntsman) has done with the material. DF

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