Gringo playing a Mexican Drug Lord

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  1. droops42

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    Charlie Hunnam as Mexican-American Edgar Valdez Villarreal is what's wrong with Hollywood

    In the latest saga of Hollywood's diversity issues, taking center stage is actor Charlie Hunnam of "Sons of Anarchy" fame, who will take on the lead role of "American Drug Lord," a film based on the life of Edgar Valdez Villarreal, a Mexican-American drug lord.

    http://www.latimes.com/entertainmen...ldez-villarreal-diversity-20160124-story.html

    Wow not a single Mexican that could of played a Mexican drug lord?
     
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    Me? I'm Chinese, pal. What the hell is you talkin about?

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    Yeah I see how he looks like him.
     
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    This is a very important issue.
     
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    So Annie can be black, Jimmy Olsen on that Supergirl show can be black but now whites can only portray whites?
     
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    A British gringo. That's even worse.
     
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    Edward James Olmos was a way better Adama than Lorne Greene in Battlestar Galactica.
     
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    Fuck diversity.
     
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    Could have

    Could HAVE!!!!!!

    COULD HAVE!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Could have...sorry.
     
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    Holy crap :jj:
     
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    *le sigh*

    Sure, there are Mexican actors who could play that part.

    But Lalawood is a bidness, n Hunnam will get butts in de seats watching.

    That trumps er'rything else!!!
     
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    I think they said the guy who plays Pablo Escobar on Narcos just says the dialogue phonetically, couldn't order a quesadilla IRL
     
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