10. In the 2009 film Killshot ,Mickey Rourke (whos of Irish and French descent by way of upstate New York and Florida) plays a Native American character. Hollywood keeps claiming that, hey, its just the movies. People who go to the cinema (or, rather, sign up for Netflix) just want a little entertainment and dont want to be, andshouldnt be, bothered by irksome questions about race and color-blind casting. But the truth is that it matters more than ever that the characters of color in movies are played by people of color. More than half of the children now born in the U.S. are from racial and ethnic minorities , according to U.S.
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