Diversity in Hollywood done wrong: controversial movie castings

Some actors received backlash for taking on controversial roles

Stars Insider

04/07/18 | StarsInsider

MOVIES Diversity

Hollywood has come a long way, but it still has a huge road ahead towards equality and inclusiveness. Casting choices are a particular sore spot, especially with the amount of white actors that have been cast as characters of other races—the so-called "whitewashing" of Hollywood. 

Scarlett Johansson is the latest A-lister to come under fire, after accepting to play a transgender man in a new film. But she's not the only one.

Click through this gallery for some of the most controversial movie castings in Hollywood.


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