Media Consumers for Entertainment Equality
Director Gary Ross and Suzanne Collins answer questions about the casting of Rue and Thresh, and the diversity of fictional Panem.
Racebending.com, the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition, and several other organizations write Warner Bros. requesting a meeting to discuss fair casting.
Johnny Depp may have turned down the role of Pancho Villa, but will be playing Tonto in “The Lone Ranger.”
Fans of Scholastic’s Animorphs series In the original series, are advocating that a character written as a Hispanic teen with “long brown hair and a dark complexion” be depicted with a cover model who is clearly a person of color.
Racebending.com will be hosting a panel at Wondercon 2011!
SHOWTIME has bought the script for a television adaptation of the comic book, CHEW. Learn about what this means for Asian American representation on TV.
The script for Akira has been sent out to several actors. All the actors being considered for the roles of Kaneda and Tetsuo are white.
A Hollywood whitewash? Or will actors of color be actively recruited and given equal consideration for the remaining lead roles?
Actress Shay Mitchell plays Emily Fields on the television series Pretty Little Liars. How has the series handled this new depiction of the character, who is now depicted as a character of color?