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Teen Wolf's Arden Cho calls out another whitewashed movie casting

A celebrity gossip junky, Caroline Goddard has been writing entertainment news for longer than the world has known Kim Kardashian's name. Follow her on Twitter at @GoddardCaroline.

Arden Cho isn't holding back her frustration over a Japanese film's all-white cast

Japanese manga book Death Note is finally getting the big screen treatment, but one actress is not happy about the casting.

Margaret Qualley, the daughter of model/actress Andi McDowell, has been cast as the female lead in Death Note. This is great news for her, but not so great news for the legions of Asian actresses struggling to find roles in Hollywood (Qualley is decidedly not Asian).

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Now one actress is calling out the flick for whitewashing. Teen Wolf star Arden Cho expressed her disappointment about the casting decision on Twitter, and she did not hold back.

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Paper Town's Matt Wolff is set to play the male lead. The manga adaptation tells the story of a student who discovers a notebook in which anyone's name is written winds up dead. Already adapted in Japan, the American version will be written by Jeremy Slater, directed by Adam Wingard, produced by Roy Lee, Dan Lin, Jason Hoffs and Masi Oka, with Doug Davison and Brian Witten as executive producers. Fans have joined Cho in expressing their disappointment in the casting decisions and are speaking out on Twitter.

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Warner Bros., the studio producing the film, has not commented on the whitewashing accusations.

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