The Ghost in the Shell Movie Doesn't Know Whether Its Main Character Is Japanese or Not

The casting controversy surrounding Scarlett Johansson’s role as Major Motoko Kusanagi in the upcoming Ghost in the Shell movie continues to bring widespread confusion. Less than a week ago, its producer responded to the controversy by seemingly distancing the Major from her Japanese heritage. Now, things are suddenly…

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The Producer Behind the Ghost in the Shell Movie Finally Responds to the Casting Controversy

Ever since Paramount released the first image from the Ghost in the Shell remake, people have been up in arms at the idea of Scarlett Johansson playing the lead role of Motoko Kusanagi—the latest in a long line of Asian characters being portrayed by white actors. Three months later, the team behind the film finally…

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