Media Consumers for Entertainment Equality
Marvel’s Ancient One This post was originally published at Reappropriate.co. A mere week after I wrote a post swearing off of sharing fan news, the fandom insidiously pulled me back in. This week, rumours began circulating that Tilda Swinton was in casting negotiations for Marvel’s upcoming Dr. Strange film starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the titular […]
In a world of wizards and dragons, why can’t the hero be a person of color?
Historically, the Academy Awards has rewarded whitewashing at the expense of opportunities for actors of color.
“I think when a story is well told, with authenticity and love, it has the potential to illuminate many perspectives and strike empathy in many different people.” Critical analysis of the diasporic experience presented in Avatar: The Last Airbender.
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
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!
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