As images of Scarlett Johansson as Major Motoko Kusanagi are making waves on the internet, Tom is confronted with a disappointed fan of Ghost in the Shell. This causes him to ask the others about their opinions on Hollywood’s growing habit of exploiting “yellowface”.
Show Notes –
Why Does Hollywood Whitewash Asian Characters?
Visual Effects to Make White Actors Appear Asian
Race and Cloud Atlas
Frustrations of an Asian American Whedonite
Idris Elba Blasts Thor Casting Debate