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White Washing

  1. the industry
    What Black Voice Actors Want Hollywood to Do Next“The real question, as it relates to Black voice actors versus white voice actors, is who gets hired.”
  2. alita battle angel
    The Filmmakers Behind Alita: Battle Angel Say There’s ‘No Whitewashing’Yes, it’s a manga adaptation with no Asian stars. But the Alita: Battle Angel filmmakers will tell you why it’s not the next Ghost in the Shell.
  3. outrage calibration
    How Mad Should I Be About the Whitewashing in Annihilation?Oh, and remember Ex Machina?
  4. controversies
    Annihilation Director on Whitewashing: There Was ‘Nothing Cynical’ About CastingThe characters were given no racial designations in the book his movie is based on.
  5. white washing
    Annihilation Director Alex Garland Called Out for Reported WhitewashingAsian-American media group MANAA criticizes the film for casting white actresses as mixed-raced characters.
  6. casting couch
    Michael Lewis Says Hollywood Won’t Adapt Flash Boys Because It Has an Asian LeadThe nonfiction best seller is about Bradley Katsuyama, a real person of Asian descent.
  7. the industry
    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Star Changed Her Name Because ‘Hollywood Is Racist’Chloe Bennet stopped using her Chinese last name professionally so she could book roles.
  8. controversies
    The Hellboy Reboot Already Has a Whitewashing Controversy on Its HandsThe character is the grandson of a WWII-era Japanese Imperial assassin.
  9. Death Note Director Adam Wingard Is Ready to Talk About WhitewashingAlthough says he was surprised by the criticism of the film.
  10. whitewashing
    Daniel Wu Defends Iron Fist, Ghost in the Shell Against Whitewashing Criticism“I certainly don’t buy into the cultural appropriation bullshit because that’s saying that only Asians are allowed to do martial arts.”
  11. straight talk
    Oscar Winner John Ridley on Hollywood Whitewashing and False DiversityThe writer-director tackles show-business racism and how TV can break through culture bubbles.
  12. outrage calibration
    How Mad Should You Be About Ghost in the Shell?A guide to properly calibrating your outrage.
  13. controversies
    Ghost in the Shell’s Anime Director Mamoru Oshii Dismisses Whitewashing ClaimMamoru Oshii says he has no problem with who plays the anime character because she’s a cyborg with no fixed form.
  14. whitewashing
    Fans Use Ghost in the Shell Meme Generator to Call Out Film’s WhitewashingA Major misstep.
  15. whitewashing
    ScarJo Talks Ghost in the Shell Whitewashing, Denies She’d Play Non-White PartFor ScarJo, the Ghost in the Shell talking point isn’t race, but gender.
  16. whitewashing
    NABJ Suggests ‘Whitewashing’ at Fault for Tamron Hall’s NBC ExitThe organization takes issue with reports that Megyn Kelly will get Tamron Hall and Al Roker’s well-performing time slot.
  17. whitewashing
    WikiHow Apologizes for Whitewashing BeyoncéThe site says it wasn’t intentional.
  18. casting couch
    Edward Norton to Voice Chinese Man in New FilmBacklash probably to come.
  19. Read Tilda Swinton’s Emails to Margaret ChoCho previously discussed a phone conversation between herself and Swinton on a podcast.
  20. who ya gonna call?
    Tilda Swinton Emailed Margaret Cho About Strange“It was a long fight about why the part should not have gone to her.”
  21. controversies
    Matt Damon Says Great Wall Wasn’t WhitewashedDamon says fake news is to blame.
  22. controversies
    Matt Damon Discusses Great Wall’s Race Problem“I will be surprised if people see this movie and have that reaction.”
  23. diversity
    Kubo and the Two Strings Director Addresses Whitewashing Controversy“We’re basically color-blind in terms of how we cast our films.”
  24. marvel
    Tilda Swinton Addresses Doctor Strange Furor“I think when people see this film, they’re going to see that it comes from a very diverse place, in all sorts of ways.”
  25. Great Wall Director Zhang Responds to Criticism“Matt Damon is not playing a role that was originally conceived for a Chinese actor.”
  26. comic con 2016
    Doctor Strange Director Talks Whitewashing“It’s a serious subject.”
  27. whitewashing
    Roland Emmerich: ‘Stonewall Was a White Event’“We just got killed by one voice on the internet.”
  28. casting couch
    Meryl Streep, Zendaya, and Nicole Kidman Will Voice a Chinese Animated FilmIs there such thing as yellowvoice?
  29. whitewashing
    Doctor Strange Director Responds to Whitewashing“I am listening and learning.”
  30. white washing
    Hollywood Whitewashing Gets Called OutMargaret Cho is leading a monthlong campaign against whitewashing.
  31. reading is fundamental
    Takei: Doctor Strange Casting Is ‘Insulting’“Marvel must think we’re all idiots.”
  32. whitewashing
    Tilda Swinton Addresses Strange Whitewashing“It’s not actually an Asian character.”
  33. whitewashing
    White Person Rooney Mara Is Very Sorry About Playing Tiger Lily in Pan“I really hate, hate, hate that I am on that side of the whitewashing conversation.”
  34. last night on late night
    John Oliver Skewers Whitewashing in HollywoodFrom Emma Stone in Aloha to John Wayne as Genghis Khan.
  35. whitewashing
    Joseph Fiennes Says Playing Michael Jackson Won’t ‘Promote Stereotyping’“I went with the mind that this was a positive, lighthearted comedy.”
  36. whitewashing
    Ava DuVernay On Gods of Egypt Director’s ApologyDuVernay is really excited for The Force Awakens.
  37. whitewashing
    Stonewall Didn’t Need a White Male Lead. So Why Does It Have One?Stonewall is historical slash-fiction for the gay white man.
  38. whitewashing
    So, Emma Stone Played an Asian-American in AlohaWelcome to the great maw of whiteness.
  39. whitewashing
    Murdoch Defends Mostly White Exodus Casting“Since when are Egyptians not white?”
  40. casting
    Ridley Scott Explains Exodus’s WhitewashingWell, he tries to.