Who knows how John Wick or The Matrix turn out without the influence of Woo and Yuen Woo-Ping? Even one of the most respected filmmakers in American history Martin Scorcese owes his Best Director Oscar honors he won for The Departed (2007) to Andrew Lau and Alan Mak's Korean-based Infernal Affairs (2002) films. Problems Still Faced[...]
One of the early Hollywood pioneers, Anna May Wong was one of the most talented actors in the 20th century performing in the silent era and modern cinema.
Directed by Sacha Gervasi with a screenplay by Gervasi and story by Gervasi & Sean Macaulay, the film unfolds over one night in Los Angeles and tells the true story of the unlikely friendship between Villechaize and journalist Danny Tate(Jamie Dornan) — a friendship that had life-changing consequences for both men. In a rare interview ("I only talk about projects[...]
In a baffling turn, a Black Panther collectible pin sold at Walt Disney World looks to show a light-skinned bearer of the mask, if the tone of the skin around the eyes is anything to go by.
Yeah, I'd probably want to take it a bit back more towards the books." Whitewashing has been a hot topic in Hollywood lately, and ultimately contributed to the box office bombing of Ghost in the Shell starring Scarlett Johansson Waititi doesn't plan to make the same mistake (if he directs the movie, of course, which he's[...]
When Ed Skrein resigned from his role in the upcoming Hellboy reboot after learning that he was cast in the role of a Japanese-American character, no one
Casting Skrein, a British actor of Jewish Austrian and English descent, in the role of a Japanese-American character, prompted complaints of whitewashing, as we've seen with several high-profile projects in recent memory. However, Skrein took an unusual approach to dealing with the criticism: he agreed with it and resigned from the film, using the opportunity to[...]
There have been plenty of actors who turned down roles they felt they weren't suited for. — 🏳️🌈 Betty Oop 🏳️🌈 (@AbbieHollowDays) August 22, 2017 Some recalled recent past incidents of whitewashing in Hollywood: I apologize for the typos, I have moderate to severe dyslexia. — GK Austin (@GK_Austin) August 22, 2017 Comic book writer, former Comics Alliance Editor-in-Chief, and[...]
From SDCC 2017: Nick Lowe, Ryan North, Margaret Stohl, and Marc Guggenheim discuss the current climate of comics publishing and Marvel's role within it.
Throughout the day, Marvel has been "changing the comic book industry" by releasing a series of mostly innocuous teasers revealing homage covers for most
Joining the chorus of voices of people calling out for better representation in Hollywood, Chris Pratt weighed in on the movie industry's diversity crisis
There has been considerable complaints regarding the recent Marvel Netflix version of Iron Fist, for casting a white man in the lead, of a show that
However, to get into the issue of whitewashing in Ghost in the Shell we need to spoil a major twist in the plotline If you'd like to remain unspoiled for this movie then please come back and take a look at this article at another time For everyone else, let's look at how a studio[...]
Finn Jones Returned To Twitter Hours After Whitesplaining Scandal, Ergo He Must No Longer Be Focused On Iron Fist
Yesterday, Bleeding Cool reported on Iron Fist actor Finn Jones' quitting Twitter after a failed attempt to whitesplain whitewashing to Geeks of Color Creative Director Asyiqin Haron, who was, by the way, inundated with harassment following the incident But getting back to the real victim here, Jones issued a statement about his departure to schedule-themed[...]
Since the very first poster for The Great Wall starring Matt Damon was first released, the film has been criticized as yet another example of "whitewashing," the process of casting white actors in non-white roles Other recent examples of the practice include Marvel casting Tilda Swinton as The Ancient One in Doctor Strange, though some reports claimed that[...]