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#RumiWasntWhite: Outrage over Hollywood Choice to Play Persian Poet

It was only four months ago that the U.S. film industry was slammed for snubbing actors of color by casting white actors to play the part of Asians, Hispanics, or Native Americans, and ignoring great performances by minorities when the nominees for this year's Oscars were announced. But Hollywood, say critics across the Middle East, doesn't appear to have gotten the message.  Oscar-winning screenwriter David Franzoni and producer Stephen Joel Brown are working on a film...

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