Red Haired Motoko?

The Arts Mechanical

There’s been a rather large flap over the casting of Scarlett Johansen as the Motoko character in the live action Ghost In The Shell.  This may be misplaced.  Now I’m not certain that Spielberg and DreamWorks are going for the look of “Ghost In The Shell 2 man-machine interface” or not, but if that’s the case, red hair and Anglo is exactly the right casting.

http://www.goodmanga.net/ghost_in_the_shell_2_manmachine_interface/chapter/3/32

Which means that Scarlett Johansen fits the suit very well.

The other casting choices seem to fit as well.

http://nerdist.com/takeshi-kitano-joins-ghost-in-the-shell-as-section-9-chief/

The thing is that by the point of Ghost In The Shell   Man-machine Interface, Motoko has blended with a powerful AI and has the ability to change prosthetic bodies, or for that matter almost any body, at will. She’s also trying to more or less hide herself from her old companions at Section…

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