"Our heroes don't look like Matt Damon" Wu on Hero-bias and Whitewashing in Movies



August 2, 2016 – Taiwanese-American actress, Constance Wu, star of “Fresh Off the Boat,” discusses hero-bias and the problem with having Matt Damon as the face of the upcoming film, The Great Wall. To read the full article, Click Here.

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