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It's seen in the romanticisation and exoticisation of whiteness and expresses itself in works of fiction, such as anime, with its blonde Barbie-doll Japanese schoolgirls; and in Thai comedies, in which every student in an ordinary public school just happens to be a white-Thai mix, with nobody pointing out how statistically improbable it is. I would never dream of doing Hairspray without some African Americans. SporkGoddess Profile Broadway Legend joined: LizzieCurry Profile Broadway Legend joined: Nobody makes films to lose money, least of all a major studio such as Warner Bros. Well then, is it wrong when a white British actor portrays a white American? It goes without saying that in a high school show, the audience of friends and parents isn't really looking for the same thing an audience at a professional show would have. I'm sincerely asking because I'm not Asian, but I always was rather bothered by it. From it, we can glean a couple of things about how Hollywood sees race this year.