This is why we can't have nice things. And by nice things, we mean diversity.
In a bright shining example of Hollywood whitewashing, CBS has reportedly cast two white actors in lead roles written specifically for minorities.
Mission Control is a hot new science fiction pilot by the author of The Martian, and just like in that novel Andy Weir populated his team of scientists with a diverse group of people reflecting the world at large.
Unfortunately, that's not going to happen at CBS.
The character of African American NASA commander Malik Stevenson will be played by
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