Media Consumers for Entertainment Equality
BioWare’s PR people have announced a contest to let fans vote for the official female Shepard to be used on the Collector’s Edition packaging and featured in game.
Racebending.com and Racialicious.com are co-hosting a panel at San Diego ComicCon 2011: Diversity and Fandom 102: How You Can Make a Difference!
Ben Affleck casts himself as Latino CIA Agent Tony Mendez in “Argo.” Read on for more about how this casting signifies a lost opportunity for minority actors.
In sci-fi entertainment, a strange but commonly accepted pattern regarding extraterrestrials is that many of them happen to look almost, if not exactly, like the human beings we see around us every day. This is why the Kryptonian Kal-El is so easily able to blend in as regular-guy Clark Kent. His physiology, against all probability, […]
Brad Pitt or Keanu Reeves as Kaneda? Legendary Pictures pulls out of co-financing Akira? What’s going on?!
George Takei is interviewed by Canada’s CBC Radio about his stance on Akira
Columbia Pictures is bringing the 21 Jump Street franchise back to the forefront, but not the series’ diverse leads…
Veteran Asian American actor George Takei speaks to The Advocate about his concerns with Warner Bros. proposed adaptation of AKIRA
“Young Asian actors get few opportunities in Hollywood. Warner Bros could’ve helped change this with Akira, but is casting only whites.” – George Takei, April 2nd, 2011
While Jennifer Lawrence, the actress recently cast as The Hunger Games‘ Katniss Everdeen, does not physically resemble her character, the media and fans alike often defend her casting by pointing out, “but she’s a talented actress!” Both the media, director Gary Ross and author Suzanne Collins have attempted to portray concerns about potential whitewashing as […]