10 Characters Hollywood Cast as Different Races

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By Rayiah R

When it comes to films, Hollywood seems to change characters based on the audience’s views. Some of their changes you may not have noticed and others completely stand out. Here are a list of characters Hollywood cast as a different race than the written character:

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The Hunger Games (2012)

In the book, The Hunger Games written by Suzanne Collins, the protagonist Katniss Everdeen was described by Collins as having “straight black hair, olive skin and grey eyes.” Many readers interpreted her as an African American,Hispanic, Native American, Indian, and even Greek… Everything other than Caucasian. In the movie, Katniss Everdeen played by Jennifer Lawrence, is a naturally blonde haired, blue eyed actress who has an ethnic background of English, German, Irish, Scottish, remote French. Interestingly enough, there was not a major outrage by readers. Many fans overlooked the fact in the book or interpreted…

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