It's true that I have many a time been surprised and even shocked at some of the negative criticism over The Hunger Games film, but never have I ever been more appalled at comments from fans on the race of some major characters. Fans on twitter have apparently been upset and outwardly racist towards the decision of casting African American actors/ actresses for Rue, Thresh, and Cinna. Some tweet-ers even went as far as complaining that they didn't keep the characters' physical appearance true to the book. Excuse me? What...?
The Huffington Post recently posted an online article shining a light on the hate-reviews:
You can find the rest of the article (and a rockin' debunk of the criticism) here:
What do you think about the choices for Rue, Cinna, and Thresh? Do you think that them being African American "ruined the movie"? Comment below.