Disney Accused of “Browning Up” White Extras on the Live-Action Aladdin Set

Disney has come under fire for allegedly “browning up” white actors on the Surrey, UK set for their live-action adaptation of Aladdin. According to The Sunday Times, Disney admitted to the practice and “says it resorted to darkening white people for roles requiring skills that could not be readily found in the Asian community, such as stunt men, dancers and camel handlers.” Given that London alone is home to more than a million people of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, and Arab...

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