Scarlett Johansson apparently learned nothing from the ‘Ghost in the Shell’ controversy
It was a little over a year ago that Scarlett Johansson found herself embroiled in controversy over Ghost in the Shell, in which she plays a Japanese woman in a white woman’s (android) body.
Now she and Ghost in the Shell director Rupert Sanders are catching heat again, for a new project that will have Johansson playing a trans man.
And if the actress’ reaction to the pushback is any indication, Johansson clearly learned nothing from the Ghost in the Shell dustup.
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On Monday, The Hollywood Reporter and other trades broke the news that Johansson would be starring in Rub & Tug as Dante “Tex” Gill, a massage parlor owner in the 1970s and 1980s. Read more…More about Scarlett Johansson, Entertainment, Discrimination, and Movies Tv Shows
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