Mulan star Ming-Na Wen among those to criticise Hollywood for ‘whitewashing’ anime classic by failing to cast Asian actor as Major Kusanagi

The controversy is that they were supposedly going to use CGI to make Scarlett look Asian! That’s crossing the line. Either cast an Asian actress, or leave Scarlett as a white person.

Here are a couple tweet reactions:

But if you think about it, Hollywood’s been casting white people in Asian roles forever! A classic example, the opening scene from Breakfast at Tiffany’s:


There’s no racism going on here! (Sarcasm people, sarcasm.)

Source: ‘Whitewashing’ row over Scarlett Johansson’s Ghost in the Shell role reignites | Film | The Guardian

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