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Michael Pitt Will Battle Scarlett Johansson in 'Ghost in the Shell'

Michael Pitt Will Battle Scarlett Johansson in 'Ghost in the Shell'

Michael Pitt has joined the cast of the highly anticipated movie Ghost in the Shell, an adaptation of the famous Japanese manga.

The 34-year-old actor will star opposite Scarlett Johansson as the villain known as the Laughing Man, according to THR.

The character is described as “a bitter and vengeful man with a body that is part robot. He has a unique sense of style and has been described as a bad guy filtered through the lens of a street artist.”

Ghost in the Shell is set to hit theaters on March 31, 2017.

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