Paramount Pictures released a still image of Scarlett Johansson as Major Motoko Kusanagi in the live-action adaptation of the popular anime series Ghost in The Shell. It is scheduled for a March 31, 2017 release, but not everyone is happy with the casting.

This is Scarlett as Major Kusanagi:

The image sparked controversy to whitewashing of Asian roles. One vocal comment came from Marvel 's Agents of Shield actress Ming-Na Wen:

People were quick to point out that maybe Oscar nominee Rinko Kikuchi would have better suited the role instead.

It's all business, probably. But still...