Scarlett Johansson is one of the most heavily discussed and scrutinised actors in Hollywood, and her latest role looks set to take this even further. Ghost in the Shell, a futuristic sci-fi crime thriller about cyborgs, is already one of the most talked about films of the year – for better and worse – with Johansson’s casting as cybernetic heroine The Major both the main selling point and a major point of controversy.

But with one of Hollywood’s biggest stars at the centre of this heated debate, it also raises the broader issue of how female stars like Johansson are represented on screen, particularly around the way their bodies are commodified. Check out the full article at Little White Lies.

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