Tilda Swinton Talks Critics Of Doctor Strange ‘Whitewashing’

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During a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Tilda Swinton commented on the critics claim that Marvel is whitewashing the role of The Ancient One, by casting a white woman instead of an Asian man, born in Tibet: “Well, it’s not actually an Asian character — that’s what I need to tell you about it. I wasn’t asked to play an Asian character, you can be very well assured of that. You just have to wait and see, because it’s not an Asian character.

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