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Old March 20 2009, 04:09 PM   #34
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Re: Joss Whedon and the blurry line between homage and appropriation

Incidentally, there were a good many Asian faces in Firefly - quite a few of the extras in crowd scenes were Asian. That doesn't address the lack of speaking roles, but the need to see Asian faces in order to support the premise of a Chinese/American cultural dominance was at least attempted.
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