'Ghost in the Shell' criticised for casting white heroine

A new movie based on the adventures of a Japanese manga comic hero has reignited an old debate. 'Ghost in the Shell' has attracted criticism for casting Scarlett Johansson, a white Hollywood star, as an Asian heroine.

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    A new movie based on the adventures of a Japanese manga comic hero has reignited an old debate.

    'Ghost in the Shell' has attracted criticism for casting Scarlett Johansson, a white Hollywood star, as an Asian heroine.

    However, the movie won praise for its big budget and production.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Hong Kong.


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