Here's a fascinating discussion of the problematic use of white actors in Blockbuster films. "Why fans want Scarlett Johansson removed from this upcoming film" explores Rupert Sanburg's controversial casting for a remake of Mamoru Oshii's 1995 Japanese anime classic Ghost in the Shell.
Carolyn Guertin, PhD
is a scholar of emergent media, and a professor of digital technologies and adult education in the Faculty of Education at UOIT in Canada. She is also graduate faculty in the MFA and PhD programs at Transart Institute in Berlin. She is author of Digital Prohibition: Piracy and Authorship in New Media Art (Continuum, 2012) Visit her website here.