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* UnfortunateImplications: Casting Emma Stone as Alison Ng (who is stated to be one quarter Chinese and one quarter Hawaiian) created a big stir [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aloha_(film)#Whitewashing_controversy with the Media Action Network for Asian-Americans lambasting the movie for whitewashing the cast]]. It was also included in a segment on ''Series/LastWeekTonightWithJohnOliver'' on [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XebG4TO_xss Whitewashing in Hollywood]].
** Making things more tangled is that the real-life Alison Ng ''was'' white-passing and had insecurities about it, but nobody believed it initially since "[Character] is mixed but passes for white" [[CryingWolf is a ridiculously well-known excuse]] for [[FakeMixedRace casting white actors in mixed-race roles.]]

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* UnfortunateImplications: Casting Emma Stone as Alison Ng (who is stated to be one quarter Chinese and one quarter Hawaiian) created a big stir [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aloha_(film)#Whitewashing_controversy with the Media Action Network for Asian-Americans lambasting the movie for whitewashing the cast]]. It was also included in a segment on ''Series/LastWeekTonightWithJohnOliver'' on [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XebG4TO_xss Whitewashing in Hollywood]].
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Hollywood]]. Making things more tangled is that the real-life Alison Ng ''was'' white-passing and had insecurities about it, but nobody believed it initially since "[Character] is mixed but passes for white" [[CryingWolf is a ridiculously well-known excuse]] for [[FakeMixedRace casting white actors in mixed-race roles.]]


** Making things more tangled is that the real-life Alison Ng ''was'' white-passing and had insecurities about it, but nobody believed it initially since [[CryingWolf this is a ridiculously well-known excuse]] for [[FakeMixedRace casting white actors in supposedly mixed-race roles.]]

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** Making things more tangled is that the real-life Alison Ng ''was'' white-passing and had insecurities about it, but nobody believed it initially since "[Character] is mixed but passes for white" [[CryingWolf this is a ridiculously well-known excuse]] for [[FakeMixedRace casting white actors in supposedly mixed-race roles.]]

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** Making things more tangled is that the real-life Alison Ng ''was'' white-passing and had insecurities about it, but nobody believed it initially since [[CryingWolf this is a ridiculously well-known excuse]] for [[FakeMixedRace casting white actors in supposedly mixed-race roles.]]


* OvershadowedByControversy: The movie was barely a blip on the cultural radar in 2015 and would be completely forgotten already except for the whitewashing controversy.

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* OvershadowedByControversy: The movie was barely a blip on the cultural radar in 2015 and would be completely forgotten already except for the whitewashing controversy. It was still being brought up at the 2019 Golden Globes along with fellow "white actress as Asian character" film ''Film/GhostInTheShell'', to which Emma Stone audibly shouted "I'm sorry!" from the crowd.


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*HilariousInHindsight: John Krasinski [[Film/AQuietPlace plays a character that doesn't talk.]]


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* UnfortunateImplications: Casting Emma Stone as Alison Ng (who is quarter-Chinese and quarter-Hawaiian) created a big stir [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aloha_(film)#Whitewashing_controversy with the Media Action Network for Asian-Americans lambasting the movie for whitewashing the cast]]. It was also included in a segment on ''Series/LastWeekTonight'' on [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XebG4TO_xss Whitewashing In Hollywood]].
* WTHCastingAgency: The film was heavily criticized and accused of whitewashing for casting the Caucasian Creator/EmmaStone as Allison Ng, who is said more than once to be one quarter Hawaiian and one quarter Chinese on her father's side and Swedish on her mother's side. While [[Creator/CameronCrowe Crowe]] himself acknowledged that it turned out to be a bad decision, he also claimed that the character and her pride of being part-Hawaiian was meant to showcase the kind of racial diversity not uncommon in Hawaii and that she was actually based on a real Hawaiian local. Emma Stone herself also expressed regret about being cast in the role.

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* UnfortunateImplications: Casting Emma Stone as Alison Ng (who is quarter-Chinese stated to be one quarter Chinese and quarter-Hawaiian) one quarter Hawaiian) created a big stir [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aloha_(film)#Whitewashing_controversy with the Media Action Network for Asian-Americans lambasting the movie for whitewashing the cast]]. It was also included in a segment on ''Series/LastWeekTonight'' ''Series/LastWeekTonightWithJohnOliver'' on [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XebG4TO_xss Whitewashing In in Hollywood]].
* WTHCastingAgency: The film was heavily criticized and accused of whitewashing for casting the Caucasian Creator/EmmaStone as Allison Ng, who is said more than once to be one quarter Hawaiian and one quarter Chinese on her father's side and Swedish on her mother's side. While [[Creator/CameronCrowe Crowe]] Creator/CameronCrowe himself acknowledged that it turned out to be a bad decision, he also claimed that the character and her pride of being part-Hawaiian was meant to showcase the kind of racial diversity not uncommon in Hawaii and that she was actually based on a real Hawaiian local. Emma Stone herself also expressed regret about being cast in the role.


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* MemeticMutation: Every single time casting notices go around for any kind of non-white role, you can expect a few jokes about how Emma Stone would be perfect.


* WTHCastingAgency: The film was heavily criticized for casting the Caucasian Creator/EmmaStone as Allison Ng, who is said more than once to be one quarter Asian and one quarter Chinese on her father's side and Swedish on her mother's side. While [[Creator/CameronCrowe Crowe]] himself acknowledged that it turned out to be a bad decision, he also claimed that the character and her pride of being part-Hawaiian was meant to showcase the kind of racial diversity not uncommon in Hawaii and that she was actually based on a real Hawaiian local. Emma Stone herself also expressed regret about being cast in the role.

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* WTHCastingAgency: The film was heavily criticized and accused of whitewashing for casting the Caucasian Creator/EmmaStone as Allison Ng, who is said more than once to be one quarter Asian Hawaiian and one quarter Chinese on her father's side and Swedish on her mother's side. While [[Creator/CameronCrowe Crowe]] himself acknowledged that it turned out to be a bad decision, he also claimed that the character and her pride of being part-Hawaiian was meant to showcase the kind of racial diversity not uncommon in Hawaii and that she was actually based on a real Hawaiian local. Emma Stone herself also expressed regret about being cast in the role.

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* OvershadowedByControversy: The movie was barely a blip on the cultural radar in 2015 and would be completely forgotten already except for the whitewashing controversy.
* UnfortunateImplications: Casting Emma Stone as Alison Ng (who is quarter-Chinese and quarter-Hawaiian) created a big stir [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aloha_(film)#Whitewashing_controversy with the Media Action Network for Asian-Americans lambasting the movie for whitewashing the cast]]. It was also included in a segment on ''Series/LastWeekTonight'' on [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XebG4TO_xss Whitewashing In Hollywood]].


* WTHCastingAgency: The film was heavily criticized for casting the Caucasian Creator/EmmaStone as Allison Ng, who is said more than once to one quarter Asian and one quarter Chinese on her father's side and Swedish on her mother's side. While [[Creator/CameronCrowe Crowe]] himself acknowledged that it turned out to be a bad decision, he also claimed that the character and her pride of being part-Hawaiian was meant to showcase the kind of racial diversity not uncommon in Hawaii and that she was actually based on a real Hawaiian local. Emma Stone herself also expressed regret about being cast in the role.

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* WTHCastingAgency: The film was heavily criticized for casting the Caucasian Creator/EmmaStone as Allison Ng, who is said more than once to be one quarter Asian and one quarter Chinese on her father's side and Swedish on her mother's side. While [[Creator/CameronCrowe Crowe]] himself acknowledged that it turned out to be a bad decision, he also claimed that the character and her pride of being part-Hawaiian was meant to showcase the kind of racial diversity not uncommon in Hawaii and that she was actually based on a real Hawaiian local. Emma Stone herself also expressed regret about being cast in the role.


* OneSceneWonder: General Dixon (played by Alec Baldwin). He is only in a few scenes, including one that was unfortunately given away by the trailer, but he takes charge of every one of them.

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* OneSceneWonder: General Dixon (played by Alec Baldwin). He is only in a few scenes, including one that was unfortunately given away by the trailer, but he takes charge of every one of them.them.
* WTHCastingAgency: The film was heavily criticized for casting the Caucasian Creator/EmmaStone as Allison Ng, who is said more than once to one quarter Asian and one quarter Chinese on her father's side and Swedish on her mother's side. While [[Creator/CameronCrowe Crowe]] himself acknowledged that it turned out to be a bad decision, he also claimed that the character and her pride of being part-Hawaiian was meant to showcase the kind of racial diversity not uncommon in Hawaii and that she was actually based on a real Hawaiian local. Emma Stone herself also expressed regret about being cast in the role.

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