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The great Hollywood whitewashing

Producers of a new Hollywood film called The Great Wall boasted about the movie’s large cast of Chinese actors. But the movie still focused on a white protagonist played by actor Matt Damon, and it fails to develop its Asian characters. “This ‘whitewashing’ issue continues to plague Hollywood, though not from the lack of acknowledgement: it’s been widely covered by the media and many celebrities have spoken out against it.” Read more at The kNOw.

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This entry was posted on April 30, 2017 by in The kNOw and tagged , .

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