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The New Hollywood Racelessness: Only the Fast, Furious, (and Multiracial) Will Survive

From: Cinema Journal
44, Number 2, Winter 2005
pp. 50-67 | 10.1353/cj.2005.0003


This article interrogates the rise of the "multiculti" action film and the casting of multiracial actors as Hollywood action film protagonists. These trends are examined in light of shifts in U.S. ethnic demographics and youth-oriented popular culture.