Natalie Portman says she didn't know her character was Asian in her new movie: 'That does...

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    • Natalie Portman said she didn't know her character was supposed to be Asian in "Annihilation."
    • Her character's ethnicity wasn't made clear until the sequel to the book the movie was based on.
    • The movie's script was written before the second book was released.
    • Portman said in the same interview that Hollywood needs to get better at on-screen representation. of different ethnicities.


    Natalie Portman said she didn't know her character in her latest movie, "Annihilation," was of Asian heritage in the book the movie is adapted from.

    "Well, that does sound problematic," Portman told Yahoo Entertainment. "I actually didn't know that."
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