Scarlett Johansson responds to the controversy for his new film, ‘Rub & Tug’, where you give life to a mobster transgender

Dante


Scarlett Johansson you should be noticing a feeling of deja vu in these moments. The actress, who is currently wheel ‘Jojo Rabbit’ to the orders of Taika Waititi, has been involved in a new controversy that will be your next job, ‘Rub & Tug’, where be construed in the singular Dante “Tex” Gill, a mafia-style transgender.

as happened to Paco León recently by a series ‘The house of flowers’, Johansson is being criticized for accepting a role that, according to understand some, should be reserved for a transgender person, minority group and marginalized in the industry. Interestingly, the project returns to reunite the star with Rupert Sanders, director of ‘Ghost in the Shell’, whose casting it also generated controversy.

Ghost In The Shell

despite the fact that in the original work the protagonist does not have traits in japanese, the signing of Johansson to give life to the Major, Motoko Kusanagi was labeled “whitewashing” (an actress caucasian in a character of other ethnicity). The controversy that accompanied the film at all times and was used as a reason to explain the failure of ‘Ghost in the Shell’ at the box office in the u.s., where it only grossed $ 40 million (cost 110).

Now again remember this case with reason of ‘Rub & Tug’. The protests have reached the ears of Scarlett Johnsson, who has responded through his representative with a few brief and incisive words: “Tell them to come to the representatives of Jeffrey Tambor, Jared Leto and Felicity Huffman, to ask for statements“. The three were awarded for giving life to characters transgender; Drum ‘Transparent’, Leto by ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ and Huffman by ‘Transamérica’.

Scarlett Johansson and Rupert Sanders Scarlett Johansson and Rupert Sanders on the set of ‘Ghost in the Shell’

at the moment, it was envisaged that the filming of ‘Rub & Tug’ start at the beginning of 2019. The biopic focuses on Dante “Tex” Gill, born as Jean Gill, a criminal who became famous in the 70’s and 80’s when it was discovered that their massage parlors were in reality a cover for his real business: prostitution. Gill was arrested and he spent seven years in prison for tax evasion.

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The news Scarlett Johansson responds to the controversy for his new film, ‘Rub & Tug’, where will give life to a mobster transgender was originally published in Espinof by Juan Luis Caviaro .


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Scarlett Johansson responds to the controversy for his new film, ‘Rub & Tug’, where you give life to a mobster transgender
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July 4, 2018


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