Doctor Strange, Iron Fist, and Ghost in the Shell are recent examples of Hollywood’s complicated relationship with Asian pop culture. Controversies have surrounded each project for whitewashing characters, erasing Asian characters and replacing them with Caucasian actors, or falling victim to the tried-and-true trope of white savior storyline.

 

 

Listen in as Jonathan, Dave, Frank, and Emma Kate explore Hollywood’s troubled history of representation of Asian characters.

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