In the book, Nora is described as having brown skin and as being half Ethiopian. This is the actress they cast to play her. Click the above link to read more.
I haven’t read the book but I’m just gonna applaud to another whitewashing fiasco. You are doing such a good job Hollywood.
I feel like Hollywood doesn’t understand…YOU GET THE AUTOR INVOLVED=SUCCESS
YOU DO IT WITHOUT THEM=CRAP LIKE THIS HAPPENS
Actually, as noted in the article above, the author approves of this casting. Like Suzanne Collins, author Isaac Marion essentially dismisses the racial realities faced by actors of color, or the importance of having characters of color in a work that is supposed to feature a dystopian view of America.
Whooooaaa! NOT FUCKING COOL GUYS! Sure the idea for a Zombifying Twilight and the idea for the story makes me roll my eyes, but seriously what the fuck is wrong with you Hollywood?
I can’t tell you how sick I am of people thinking that racebending or that white washing is okay. IT’S NOT