It’s like The Hunger Games, but the opposite. Full story at the New York Times:
Controversies over casting are now common, with a result that choices for popular films like “The Hunger Games” become events in themselves. (Some viewers took to Twitter to express their anger over the casting of black actors in the roles of Rue, Cinna and Thresh.) But the proposed choice of Ms. Saldana to play Simone has reignited the conversation of colorism — Alice Walker’s term for discrimination based on gradations of skin color.