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Notable actors of South Asian descent in Western Media (from left to right)

Avan Jogia, Mahesh Jadu, Riz Ahmed, Manish Dayal, Dev Patel, Irrfan Khan, Suraj Sharma, Aziz Ansari, Ben Kingsley

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Some of the actors of colour suggested by tumblr for Newt Scamander following casting news for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Newt’s grandson, Rolf Scamander, is described as “swarthy”, meaning dark skinned and it potentially codes him as POC. This opens up the possibility of Newt himself being POC since British does not mean white only.

Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
Riz Ahmed
Richard Ayoade
Dev Patel
Gary Carr
Suraj Sharma
Ukweli Roach
Rahul Kohli

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Marauders Era Fancast

Suraj Sharma as James Potter, Tina Desai as Lily Evans, Avan Jogia as Sirius Black, Eka Darville as Remus Lupin, and Luke Newberry as Peter Pettigrew

“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.”

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Inspector Akane Tsunemori (Arden Cho), Shinya Kogami (Godfrey Gao), Nobuchika Ginoza (Miyavi), Tomomi Masaoka (Hiroyuki Sanada), Yayoi Kunizuka (Li Bingbing,), Mizue Shisui (Karen Fukuhara), Shion Karanomori (Rinko Kikuchi), Shusei Kagari (Shannon Kook), Misturu Sasayama (Daniel Henney), Risa Aoyanagi (Tao Okamoto), Sho Hinakawa-Singh* (Suraj Sharma), Joji Saiga (B.D. Wong), Inspector Mika Shimotsuki (Katie Chang), Sakuya Togane (David Lee McInnis), Chief Joshu Kasei (Michelle Yeoh), Kirat Kamui* (Manish Dayal), Shogo Makishima (Arifin Putra), Choe Gu-Sung (Lee Byung-Hun), Toyohisa Senguji (Ken Watanabe), & Kozaburo Toma (Osric Chau)

Not Giffed: Rikako Oryo (Hayley Kiyoko), Teppei Sugo (Rick Yune), Misako Togane (Gong Li), Nicholas Wong (Remy Hii), & Desmond Rutaganda (Idris Elba)

[*changed the names of certain characters to better fit their actual ethnicities]