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Angelina Jolie as Mariane Pearl in A Mighty Heart

The wife of slain Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl is of Afro-Chinese-Cuban descent. One look at Mariane Pearl and it becomes clear she’s not white. So it’s not hard to imagine how outraged supporters were when actress Angelina Jolie was cast as Mariane in the 2007 biopic A Mighty Heart.

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