Marvel boss Kevin Feige regrets casting Tilda Swinton in ‘Doctor Strange’ after whitewashing criticism

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Casting a white actress in a role for an Asian man was a mistake, Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige now says. In casting Tilda Swinton, the whitewashing of The Ancient One in the 2016 movie “Doctor Strange” has been one of the most criticized moves of the past decade of superhero films. “We thought we were being so smart, and so cutting-edge,” Feige told Men’s Health in a new cover story out Wednesday. ”We’re not going to do the cliche of the wizened, old, wise Asian man.” When “Doctor Strange,” co-starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams and Benedict Wong, was release, di…

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