White Washing

Nornes, Mark amnornes at umich.edu
Mon Aug 24 15:35:45 EDT 2009

There has been some discussion over the years of Asian characters being played by Caucasians in American remakes. Here's another one for the mill, from an article in the new Flow:

"Fan Protests, Cultural Authenticity, and the Adaptation of Avatar: The Last Airbender" by Patricia Nelson (http://flowtv.org/?p=4215) A consideration of the fan backlash surrounding Paramount?s choice to cast white actors as Asian characters.

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