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#55 - forkutensil (07/24/2013) [-]
There is no such thing as "perfect casting" because everyone's vision of a character is different than another person's. But, when a book doesn't describe a character's race. People usually automatically assume that he or she is white. So most if not all characters end up being white in the movie adaptation.
User avatar #95 to #55 - Furubatsu (07/24/2013) [-]
What about the Percy Jackson books? In Lightning thief he's 12 but the actor is 21. I mean, the entire series is about a prophecy on Percy turning 16! Why age him up!?
User avatar #59 to #55 - TheHutchie (07/24/2013) [-]
I think what you mean is that while there is such a thing as perfect casting in a movie which is made first and foremost as a movie, there is no such thing as perfect casting if you're making a movie from a book.

Sources:

Samuel L. Jackson in Pulp Fiction
Every book ever made into a movie
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