Life/Cinema: Crowe apologizes for casting Emma Stone in part-Asian role

(From AP)

Cameron Crowe has apologized for offending anyone over his casting of Emma Stone in a partially Asian, partially Hawaiian role in his film “Aloha.”

Stone’s character, Captain Allison Ng, is a quarter Hawaiian, and she has a half-Chinese father. In a message posted on his website,, Crowe says the character was always intended to be someone frustrated that she lacked outward signs of her ethnicity. Read more

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