Matt Damon has heard about the claims of "whitewashing" thrown at his new movie "The Great Wall" and he has some thoughts.
While at the New York Comic Con with the movie on Saturday, Damon was asked about the controversy that bubbled online after the movie's first teaser went up in late July.
"Yeah, it was a f---ing bummer," Damon said, according to ComingSoon.net.
In the movie, directed by visionary Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou ("House of Flying Daggers," "Hero"), Damon plays a British solider who helps fight monsters attacking China's Great Wall (the movie opens in theaters February 2017).
During a press conference following New York Comic Con’s panel for Zhang Yimou’s The Great Wall, star Matt Damon answered for the whitewashing controversy the film generated when the teaser was first released. Damon’s reaction? “Yea...
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