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[–]Newzok 3 insightful - 2 fun3 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 2 fun -  (1 child)

I'm glad people see outrage marketing for the manipulation it is. Unfortunately it makes everyone talk. What does it feel like to be an actor cast precisely because your race will be used as a marketing tool I wonder.

[–]TheLoneWriter[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Probably pretty bad. But on the other hand, people are remarkable of convincing themselves of stuff when it's in their interest to do so. Who knows?

[–]chottohen 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

With Neil Patrick Harris as a sis dwarf and Liam StoneFace Neeson doing his... uh, StoneFaced best, what could go wrong? Plus the added attraction of one, maybe two hetero sub plots for icing — something Tolkien forgot to include — and you've got box office boffo, right? Right?