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The top three British choices are good, the top international pick would also work, the other two would be disastrous.
You gotta know somebody out there in Hollywood is throwing a fit because both black actors got smaller percentages than any of the white ones.
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You gotta know somebody out there in Hollywood is throwing a fit because both black actors got smaller percentages than any of the white ones.
I'm mostly rolling my eyes when the recent Dune trailer revealed a character has been both gender swapped and race swapped
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I'm mostly rolling my eyes when the recent Dune trailer revealed a character has been both gender swapped and race swapped
Funny how no one bats an eyelash at a black actor cast as a white character (e.g., Deadshot), but when the opposite occurs there's endless outrage over "whitewashing."

Anyway, in much more bizarre news, we have a RoboCop TV show in the works that will focus on ... Dick Jones?

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Funny how no one bats an eyelash at a black actor cast as a white character (e.g., Deadshot), but when the opposite occurs there's endless outrage over "whitewashing."
No one bats an eyelash? People freaked out over a black stormtrooper.
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And no one cared about Deadshot because A)he's Deadshot, who cares, and B) it was Will Smith, who is one of the few black actors who fits into any role. And Deadshot went back to being white in the DC animated movies because he's Deadshot, who cares.
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No one bats an eyelash? People freaked out over a black stormtrooper.
Finn isn't an established character like Bond, though. And I'm pretty sure they freaked because First Order stormtroopers weren't clones like the Empire's were.
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No one bats an eyelash? People freaked out over a black stormtrooper.
And no one cared when all the Clone troopers were the same Samoan, which means Boba Fett is also that same Samoan
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And no one cared when all the Clone troopers were the same Samoan, which means Boba Fett is also that same Samoan
Erm, yeah, so Boba Fett isn't race-swapped. Which is the opposite of what I'm talking about.
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Erm, yeah, so Boba Fett isn't race-swapped. Which is the opposite of what I'm talking about.
Well, he was played by a white guy in the original trilogy. It wasn't until the prequels that he's established as the clone of a Maori guy.
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