Media Consumers for Entertainment Equality
Whitewashed casting has undermined a progressive franchise.
The Crow reboot is having difficulty locating a white male lead to play the role originated by Brandon Lee
Korean American actor and Washington D.C. native Rick Yune plays a North Korean terrorist in “Olympus has Fallen.” Who gets to play the all-American hero?
What happens when a prominent adult film producer creates a homage to one of the few television shows with an Asian American character–and decides to depict that character in blatant yellowface? Guest blogger N’jaila Rhee takes on the subject of yellowface in the adult film industry.
Holly Black and Sarah Rees Brennan share their experiences as allies and authors in the YA field!
A more diverse take on the Hollywood buddy-cop movie features Sung Kang as the good cop on a mission. Check out Racebending.com’s review.
In “47 Ronin,” Keanu Reeves plays an outcast, reinforcing old Hollywood tropes.
Missing partners and different identifications– Ben Affleck and Tony Mendez respond to whitewashing accusations
Cloud Atlas is a beautiful movie, but its use of yellowface undermines its message
Daniel York guest blogs for Racebending.com on “The Orphan of Zhao” whitewashing protest and his experiences as a working actor in the UK.