What the hell is “Asian looking”?

Is that another “ethnically ambiguous” term to delete ethnic actors?

I just spoke with a fellow journalist about troubling casting notices.  You may have tuned in to our occasional Casting Notice Watchdog posts.

We missed a notice requesting “not too dark” actors while busy covering back-to-back conventions, but we’re back and ready to point out these not-so-innocuous gems.

 

NEW NETWORK SPEED DATING SHOW ( Male for Green Screen)
Reality TV
NON-UNION
 

Casting Director: Lydia Lowe
Shoot/Start Date: May 5th, 2012
Pay Rate: $100 for half day’s work
Location: Los Angeles

SUBMIT ELECTRONICALLY ASAP!!! CASTING OFF PICTURES IN THE NEXT 2 DAYS!!!
IF POSSIBLE, PLEASE SUBMIT ACTOR’S ONLINE DEMO CLIPS ALONG WITH EACH ACTOR SUBMISSION.

 

[ ACTOR FOR GREEN SCREEN ]
Male over 21 – Asian looking; We need some guys to do some green screen work. We want all ages and character to very character. All shapes and sizes. Anyone submit.

 

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