Tag: 21 (last 300)

Obama supports Indo-US Nuclear Deal in current form

(Reuters) “...because India is a strong democracy and a natural strategic partner for the U.S. in the 21st century," he told Outlook magazine. “I am therefore reluctant to seek changes." he said and hoped it would be finalized by the end of this year.

Goodbye yellowface, hello whiteout?

(SF Chron) A friend advised Kal Penn to find a dozen ‘Van Wilder’ scenes he couldn’t stomach and suggest alternatives to the director... A Korean accused of a gang killing was made a white character for the Hollywood movie. [UB quoted.]
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How ’21’ whitewashed the cast

(MIT) ‘05) ‘Bringing Down the House’ author Ben Mezrich mentioned the Hollywood casting. Though most of the real-life team were Asian males, a studio executive decided the actors would be white, with maybe an Asian female thrown in. [via]
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Angry Asian Man on ’21’

(Angryasianman) Hollywood thinks As-Ams can’t carry a movie and swaps out the leads in ’21’ with pretty white people instead. I know this, you know this, we all know this. Aaron Yoo and Liza Lapira have small roles — they’re throwing us a bone.
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Ma sells out for ’21’

(Phoenix) Jeff Ma, a Chi-Am, said using a white romantic lead in ’21’ is fine. The key is that he ‘went from being an MIT nerd to being confident enough to land a girl’ like an NFL cheerleader he met in Vegas.
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