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Old 10-27-2012, 02:39 AM   #710
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Default Re: Joss Whedon developing Marvel SHIELD series for ABC

Originally Posted by Pink Ranger View Post
Probably decreases the chances of James Woo being a character though. Usually an American TV show doesn't have two Asian-American characters in the principal cast, unless they happen to be a couple or blood relatives.
Nah, not necessarily. Maurissa Tancharoen is Asian and one of the showrunners here, so I imagine she might have had a bit to do with casting Ming-Na. For anyone familiar with Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog Tancharoen actually had a funny song on its musical commentary track called "Nobody's Asian in the Movies" lamenting that very fact.

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