Scarlett Johansson responds to Ghost in the Shell whitewashing controversy

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Pinterest Scarlett Johansson addressed the controversy surrounding her casting in Ghost in the Shell, based on the Japanese manga and anime, in a new interview for the March issue of Marie Claire. “I certainly would never presume to play another race of a person,” she said. “Diversity is important in Hollywood, and I would never want to feel like I was playing a character that was offensive.” “Also, having a franchise with a female protagonist driving it is such a rare opportunity,” she continued. “Certainly, I feel the enormous pressure of that — the weight of such a big property on my shoulders.” The film came under fire when Paramount announced Johansson as...

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