Wendy Mitchell
October 23, 2009 AT 08:00 AM EDT

DreamWorks has hired writer Laeta Kalogridis to adapt Japanese manga property Ghost in the Shell for a 3D live-action film, Variety reports. The futuristic police thriller has already been made into anime films and manga books and a TV series. Kalogridis wrote Scorsese’s forthcoming Shutter Island.

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