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ScarJo as Kusanagi in Hollywood Ghost in the Shell Pic. So Why am I Still Worried?

Richard of writes "As a fan of Scarlett Johansson, I actually think she has the acting ability to tackle this role and really nail it if the material is there for her to work with. But therein lays my dilemma. I do not trust Hollywood to deliver a proper and respectful adaptation of a foreign property of this level of acclaim. I barely trust Hollywood to deliver on their 'original' projects; hell, up until about ten years ago I barely trusted Hollywood to handle and deliver a proper comic book adaptation – and even now we still get shit movies like Jonah Hex, Green Lantern, and X-Men Origins: Wolverine. To get Hollywood to treat properties that originated as a comic book, sci-fi book, manga or anime with any kind of understanding or respect is like asking the US to reduce its spending budget for the Military."

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