Asian Community Upset With Scarlett Johannson Casting In Film ‘Ghost in the Shell’

By Chika Dunu, Epoch Times
April 15, 2016 2:24 pm Last Updated: April 18, 2016 7:05 am

Paramount Pictures released its first photos of Scarlett Johannson as Major Motoko Kusanagi in the upcoming film, “Ghost in the Shell.”

Release: @ParamountPics & @DWAnimation “GHOST IN THE SHELL” is in production in New Zealand https://t.co/ReqqJmLh18 pic.twitter.com/bBi7yODque

The April 14 release via its Twitter page has left fans questioning why “Ghost in the Shell,” a Japanese anime, would cast a White actress rather than an Asian actress to star as Kusanagi.

“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” Actress Ming-Na Wen voiced her displeasure as well.