Matt Damon in China Film Controversy


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Matt Damon's at the centre of controversy over his role in a forthcoming film about the Great Wall of China.

The Great Wall - scheduled for 2017 release - will be a fantasy film about the wall being built to keep out monsters.

According to Cosmopolitan, the central character will be played by Matt Damon. This wouldn't normally be a problem, but as most people know... Matt Damon is not Chinese!

This has played into growing accusations that non-white stars in Hollywood are few and far between, and that this would have been a great chance to promote a Chinese actor.


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