While whitewashing — or casting a white actor to play a non-white person or fictional character, whether by making the character white or having the actor's appearance altered — seems to be less prevalent as time goes on, it's still a problem in Hollywood.
In just a month, Bullet Train will hit theaters. The film, set in Japan, features an ensemble cast that includes Brad Pitt and Joey King — both of whom are playing characters that are Japanese in Kōtarō Isaka's original novel.
It got me thinking about other instances of whitewashing in Hollywood — of which there are many.
Here are 20 of them (and note that this is by no means a comprehensive list):