Scarlett Johansson was cast to play a transgender role in Rub & Tug.
Recently she pulled out. I don't know whether she jumped or was pushed but trans activists, despite claiming to represent only 0.3% of the population, have quite a powerful voice.
Do they want a trans actor to play the trans role, is that it?
If Scarlett Johansson shouldn't play a trans role, does that mean a trans actor shouldn't play a cis role?
Or does the trans lobby want to have their cake and eat it?
Strange questions to ask as society starts, if not to disintegrate, then at least not to cohere.
PS - my opinion is a film director should hire the best actors for the job.