Wolverine Actress Joins 'Ghost in the Shell'
In the wake of recent controversy surrounding the casting choices for the upcoming Manga adaptation Ghost in the Shell, THR is reporting the latest casting as Rila Fukushima joins the film.
The particular role she's signed on for is unknown at this stage, there's a good chance she'll be playing a strong, athletic role given her versatility in previous films. Audiences may recognise Fukushima from her work in 2013's The Wolverine as Japanese mutant Yukio.
The actress also played a recurring role on The CW's Arrow as Katana. While the casting may be an attempt to loosen the backlash a little, it's nevertheless a solid casting that promising some stunning action when the film eventually hits theaters on March 31, 2017.