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Ghost in the Shell Publisher 'Never Imagined' a Japanese Actress in the Lead Role

Ghost in the Shell Publisher 'Never Imagined' a Japanese Actress in the Lead Role While Scarlett Johansson’s casting as Japanese cyborg Motoko Kusanagi has been controversial in the West, the original Tokyo-based publisher of the Ghost in the Shell manga seems totally cool with it.And we never imagined it would be a Japanese actress in the first place.

1962: Iconic film star Burt Lancaster takes a pie to the face

1962: Iconic film star Burt Lancaster takes a pie to the face In 1962, Burt Lancaster was at the height of his film career, having won a Best Actor Oscar two years prior for his performance in Elmer Gantry.The muscular, blue-eyed star of From Here to Eternity was taking on diverse and challenging roles, from a Nazi war criminal in Judgment at Nuremberg to an Italian prince in The Leopard.