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19 Times Actors Should Have Thought Twice Before Taking A Role


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5/19 Times Actors Should Have Thought Twice Before Taking A Role

- When Emma Stone (a white woman) played Captain Allison Ng, a character of Hawaiian and Chinese decent, in Aloha

- When Jared Leto (a cisgender man) played Rayon, a trans woman, in Dallas Buyers Club

- When Ziyi Zhang (who's Chinese) and Michelle Yeoh (who's Malaysian) played two Japanese characters in Memoirs of a Geisha — a film that depicts a traditional aspect of Japanese culture

- When Rooney Mara (a white woman) played Tiger Lily, a Native American character, in Pan

- When Jim Sturgess and Kate Bosworth (both white) were cast in 21 — a film based on a true story about the MIT Blackjack Team, which consisted of all Asian students.
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