Laeta Kalogridis has signed on to adapt the Japanese manga Ghost in the Shell 3D, a futuristic police thriller that for DreamWorks is turning into a 3D live-action film.

According to Variety, Avi Arad, Ari Arad and Steven Paul of Seaside Entertainment are attached to produce and originally brought the project to DreamWorks.

Created by Masamune Shirow, "Ghost in the Shell" was first published in 1989. It went on to generate two more manga editions, three anime film adaptations and an anime TV series. The second anime film, Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence was released in the U.S. by DreamWorks in 2004.

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Jamie Moss was the original writer hired when DreamWorks bought the property last year.

No production date has been set.