On February 28, 2017, I saw a 15-minute sneak peak of the Hollywood adaptation of Ghost in the Shell. From the announcement of the project, this has always been a bad idea. But the announcement of the cast and story has made things much worse. Most noticeably, Hollywood adaptations of Japanese anime have yet to be successful. Either their stories veer too far from the source material, the director isn’t a good fit, or the casting makes no sense. You would think Hollywood would learn, yet here we are, on the precipice of another whitewashed flop.
Here are the takeaways from what I have seen of Paramount’s Ghost in the Shell so far.
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