“Asian Actors Should Play Asian Roles": Margaret Cho Responds to Dust-Up with Tilda Swinton 

Tilda Swinton and Margaret Cho have enjoyed extensive discussion over Swinton’s casting as the Ancient One in Doctor Strange, who in the original comic was a Tibetan man. Though their email exchange originally took place in May, it only came to light during Cho’s appearance on Bobby Lee’s TigerBelly podcast earlier…

Margaret Cho Says She Had a Fight with Tilda Swinton Over Whitewashed Doctor Strange Role

In this year’s Marvel flick Doctor Strange, Tilda Swinton plays the Ancient One, a character that was originally Tibetan in the movie’s comic-book source material. Changing the race of the character was reportedly a politically-motivated decision “in large part over fears of offending the Chinese government and people…