Shadow and Bone has come under fire after photos which appear to show a stunt double in brownface surfaced online.
However, photos being shared online by viewers reveal that the stunt double of Nepal-born British actor Amita Suman, who plays the Wraith Inej Ghafa, is white – and that she seemingly wore brownface in the show.
“Hey @netflix @HIGHzurrer whats this about you hiring a white stunt double for amita, a BROWN woman??
The adaptation of Shadow and Bone, which follows a teenage orphan who harnesses a power to save her childhood best friend, was devised by showrunner Eric Heisserer.