The valiant effort of United Colors of Benetton casting doesn’t make up for the fact that this movie blatantly took an Asian character and gave it to a white actress. Whitewashing controversy aside, this live-action adaptation of the popular magna is boring, robotic, and serves as an excellent sedative.
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Despite its whitewashing controversy, Ghost in the Shell forges ahead with a new trailer that gives a hearty helping of what we can expect in terms of story and mind-bending special effects in the adaptation of Masamune Shirow’s popular manga of the same name.
Star-Lord, Jack Sparrow and Dom Toretto will likely appear, but what about Christian Grey or the Power Rangers?
Cyborg counter-cyberterrorist field commander The Major, and her task force Section 9 thwart cyber criminals and hackers. Now, they must face a new enemy who will stop at nothing to sabotage Hanka Robotic’s artificial intelligence technology.
The casting news comes fresh off the whitewashing controversy that Paramount was facing with the casting of Scarlett Johansson in the lead role of a story that features characters who are traditionally Japanese.
Based on the anime of the same name, the film will star Scarlett Johansson as an elite cyborg part of an organization devoted to eliminating the world’s most dangerous criminals and extremists.
The remake is based on the anime series by Masamune Shirow.
The “Wolf of Wall Street” starlet is in talks to join Rupert Sanders’ adaptation of the Japanese comic book.