There’s more controversy about Netflix’s ‘Death Note’

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Here’s another whitewashing controversy to add to the apparently endless pile of Hollywood missteps.

On Wednesday, Netflix shared the first teaser trailer for Death Note, an Americanized adaptation of a Japanese manga. The story revolves around a character played by Nat Wolff, who stumbles upon a notebook that allows him to magically murder anyone in the world.

If you’ve been following the racial controversies over Ghost in the Shell and Iron Fist, it shouldn’t be difficult to pinpoint the problem with that scenario. Fans on Twitter immediately made their displeasure known. …

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Via: Mashable: Entertainment

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