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Old April 14 2010, 09:52 PM   #25
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Re: How Thor breaks down racial barriers in Asgard

Christopher wrote: View Post
so who cares what liberties are taken?
It can simply come down to a fondness for the narrative. I don't like the idea of some comic book writers cleaning up the Norse mythos and doing their usual slapdash routine, and I didn't like using Greek mythology as a vehicle for Hollywood cheesecake; though of course neither are exactly new.

Though as far as casting goes there has been a suspicious and of course unremarkjed on tendency for Greek gods to be cast as northern European whites; which is never really seen as a big deal.
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