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Old March 11 2010, 03:43 AM   #1813
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Re: Cast the Characters of Trek Literature

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On the other hand, it is extremely difficult for someone from one ethnic race to play someone from a different race and the results are generally offensive to people whose race is being impersonated. .
Lost has Naveen Andrews, an actor or Indian origin, playing an Arab, despite not looking remotely like one. Other than a few online posts by Arabs who find it offensive, I haven't noticed any widespread outrage.

(I guess we could always fanwank that, say, Sayid has South Asian origin on his mother's side... and even Lost had a joke about it in season 5 with
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