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    "Jackass" Star Jason Acuña Just Called Out Hugh Grant's Casting As An Oompa Loompa In "Wonka"

    Oompa Loompas have previously been portrayed by actors with dwarfism.

    Jackass star Jason Acuña, aka Wee Man, isn't too happy about the casting for the upcoming Wonka movie.

    A closeup of Jason

    When the trailer was released last month, it was revealed that Hugh Grant would be portraying an Oompa Loompa — a role that had previously been played by little people.

    Hugh as an oompa loompa in a glass case while talking to Willy Wonka

    In a TikTok, Jason shared his feelings about the casting, throwing some shade toward Hugh.

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    "Hugh Grant is now playing an Oompa Loompa? So I guess, Hugh Grant, you're now identifying as a little person? Interesting," Jason said in the video.

    A closeup of Jason

    Jason is just one of a growing number of actors with dwarfism who are unhappy with Hugh's casting in the movie.

    A closeup of Hugh as an oompa loompa

    Actor George Coppen penned a note on his own Instagram, asking why a little person hadn't been cast in the role.

    "In the previous two films, all the Oompa Loompas have been played by dwarves, but this time round they have decided to take work away from us," he wrote.

    He later added, "Now, some people will say that roles like this are demeaning and we should be playing more 'normal' roles which is completely true, but we aren't getting offered those roles so they have kind of shut one door for us without opening the other one."

    While it's unclear if there will be any other Oompa Loompas in the film who may be portrayed by little people, director Paul King has defended his decision to cast Hugh.

    A closeup of Hugh

    "I was really just thinking about that character; somebody who could be a real shit, and then — ah! Hugh! Because he’s the funniest, most sarcastic shit I’ve ever met," Paul told the Hollywood Reporter.

    A closeup of Hugh

    Wonka is set to hit theaters Dec. 15.