Lauren (23): Artist/Illustrator/Face Painter.
I'm a Whovian, Sherlockian, and Potterhead. I also love Firefly, Torchwood, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra, and anything Batman related.
You’re missing the point. It’s still white washing. White washing prevents people of color from being represented in the movie industry. Yes, Zoe and Ricardo were not the correct ethnicities for their characters, but the point was that they were people of color. They added racial diversity to an otherwise very white cast, and they are in an industry that doesn’t often provide them with good roles. There’s nothing wrong with Benedict Cumberbatch as an actor; I love the guy. But as a white man, he has many more acting opportunities based on the color of his skin alone. By taking that part in a very popular big budget movie, another actor of color couldn’t get a job. That’s why people are upset. For the record, I’m white and I still see the problem with this casting. There was a post going around awhile ago about other actors that could have been chosen, and they looked amazing. There were some very famous bollywood stars that had the correct ethnicity, the talent, and were extremely good-looking…>_>. Hope that sheds some light on the situation.
What about Zoe Saldana? She’s not African American. Her father was Dominican and her mother was Puerto Rican, and I don’t hear people complaining about her playing Uhura.
Secondly, the character’s name is Khan Noonien Singh. That is an Indian name. The original actor who played him was Ricardo Montalban. He was Mexican.
That’s not true. Rose was very important to Russell T. Davies, head writer at the time. Having the first episode titled Rose doesn’t make her more important to the Doctor then other companions, Classic or New Who.
Rose Tyler, the woman so important to the Doctor that the first fucking episode of New Who was named after her.
I just watched the episode Hush from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It was amazing and the villains were horrifying, but I had a lot of questions afterward…
First, if they only needed seven hearts, then how come they kept passing up on people? Are they just really picky about the kind of hearts they get? Why did they want the hearts to begin with? If hearing a human voice kills them, then how did they get into town to begin with? Where did they come from? I know they’re a fairy tale creature, but…where did it come from? I only watched this episode once, so maybe I didn’t pay close enough attention. Does anyone know? Thanks!