Protest Against The Last Airbender

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Re: Protest Against The Last Airbender

Postby Grain » Thu Sep 30, 2010 6:32 pm

Eladin wrote:the defense has a technical case in that in this fictional world "asians" don't exist. regardless of how we perceive the characters, they couldn't be wrong...and some a-hole who made the original franchise had to ok the casting. it's pointless to blame hollywood for being as hollywood always is...blame the sellouts who allowed it to happen.

I doubt that it was necessary for the original creators to accept the casting. I will offer an example for perspective. Ursula K. Le Guin was kept out of the loop when the Syfy Channel made a movie out of her fantasy series Earthsea. She was very upset when she discovered that it had been whitewashed.
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Re: Protest Against The Last Airbender

Postby Eladin » Mon Oct 11, 2010 1:19 am

actually, that's a good point. Nickelodeon, or whoever owns them would've probably had the final say on what to do with the franchise, rather than the creators of Avatar itself necessarily.
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