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Mark Wahlberg, who has a racist and violent past, is cast as anti-prejudice hero

Maureen Callahan: "Not since George Clooney as Batman, Colin Farrell as Alexander the Great, or Sofia Coppola as Mary Corleone has there been a greater miscasting than Mark Wahlberg as an evangelizer for gay rights.

This is a guy who has committed multiple hate crimes, who chased little black kids down the street shouting “n-ggers” more than once, who viciously assaulted two Vietnamese men, who broke another man’s jaw so badly, it had to be wired shut." "This is also a guy who has never, to my mind, truly acknowledged or apologized for his sadistic, racially motivated crimes."

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