'Ghost In The Shell' Hurts Paramount, Marvel Comic Fans Apparently Reject Diversity [Podcast]

Welcome back to another episode of The Playlist Podcast. On this episode, I’m joined again by Playlist Editor-in-Chief Rodrigo Perez to discuss multiple topics, all of which pertain to the recent release of “Ghost In The Shell.” We talk about what the film’s box-office underperformance means for Paramount and why this needed to be a hit.

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After that, we transition to a recent report that Marvel’s newer, more diverse comic-book characters are not selling well. Tying that back in with “Ghost In The Shell,” we use that to launch into a greater discussion about Hollywood’s diversity problem, and whether or not that affected that film’s performance.

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