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Shyamalan addresses ‘Last Airbender’ race-bending controversy

By Whitney Milam HollywoodNews.com: M. Night Shyamalan, director of the upcoming film adaptation of popular Nickelodeon TV show “Avatar: The Last Airbender”, has directly spoken out against accusations of racism in the film’s casting. Shyamalan responds to repeated criticisms about dark-skinned characters in the television series being light-skinned in the[...]