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Why isn't Mae Whitman getting to be the President's daughter again in Independence Day 2? Is she not hot enough?

Mae Whitman not hot enough? 'Sexist' Hollywood under fire for recasting 'Independence Day' role in sequel // Women judged for hotness, men for their talent // In recent interviews, Kristen Stewart described the film industry as “disgustingly sexist”, while Carey Mulligan called it “massively sexist”. Now a new row has broken out over Hollywood’s treatment of women, after Fox recast a female role in the forthcoming sequel to Independence Day, replacing original actress Mae Whitman, leading…

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from Mail Online

Anna Kendrick expresses outrage at decision to recast Mae Whitman

Disbelief: Anna Kendrick - pictured at the Academy Awards in 2015 - expressed her outrage that Mae Whitman was recast in Independence Day 2 on Tuesday

from Mail Online

Anna Kendrick expresses outrage at decision to recast Mae Whitman

Recast: Maika Monroe (pictured L in Los Angeles in April) will replace Mae Whitman (in New York in April) in Independence Day 2

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from Mail Online

Anna Kendrick expresses outrage at decision to recast Mae Whitman

Recast: Maika Monroe (pictured L in Los Angeles in April) will replace Mae Whitman (in New York in April) in Independence Day 2

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THE DUFF was a refreshing break from all the shoot-em-up, laser-zapping, blade-slashing flicks I've been seeing lately. If you want me to just be straight forward about it, it was a cute and charming feel-good comedy. There, I said it. You think I only like movies with guys wearing capes and flying, or dudes using Kung-Fu on killer robots? Wrong. Mae Whitman (the daughter from Hope Floats AND Independence Day, as well as Evil Ex #4 from Scott Pilgrim VS The World) was great and probably one…