Oct. 12th, 2012
LIVE TWITTER CHAT WITH “ONCE UPON A TIME” GUEST STAR SINQUA WALLS SET TO TAKE PLACE ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14
Fans of ABC’s hit drama, “Once Upon a Time” will be able to submit questions and receive real-time responses from actor Sinqua Walls (“Teen Wolf,” “The Secret Life of the American Teenager”), who plays Lancelot in the episode “Lady of the Lake.” Walls will be up on Twitter at @sinquawalls during the West Coast broadcast of the show on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14 from 8:00-9:00 p.m., PT. Walls will also offer commentary and behind-the-scenes anecdotes about working on the show.
On Sunday’s episode, “Lady of the Lake,” in the fairytale land that was, on the eve of meeting Prince Charming’s mother, King George poisons Snow White, and Lancelot must help Charming and Snow find the only antidote, which lies within the waters of the Lady of the Lake. [SOURCE]
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Nathyn/Nome recently posted a commentary on zan blog about how Disney is going to go off princesses, but we really don’t need any more of their princesses anyways. One of the commentors disagrees with zan complaint of Mulan, but added “I’m more worried about the ethnocentrism. In America, we love to read Woman Warrior at college and make fun of how sexist they are in China and how enlightened we are in the Occident. We also love to appropriate oriental stories, both mythological and contemporary, to give them the Hollywood treatment.”
This is something that is definitely important to notice. China is not the only country to have problems with subjugating women. The US did it, and there are still problems in the present (trigger warning: rape, rape apologism). China also doesn’t have a homogenous history of constantly oppressing women, they also had Empress Wu who improved the status of women, had scholars write history of women, invented entirely new characters to show her greatness, and declared herself Maitreya Buddha, 900 years before Queen Elizabeth. The point- everywhere has good and bad parts of its history, and it’s problematic to think otherwise.
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