The GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 Trailer Is 1/6th More Asian Than THE AVENGERS Anything
To put it bluntly:
DRAX THE DESTROYER – Actor Dave Bautista is half-Filipino.
MANTIS (appearing for the first time in the MCU at the end of the trailer) – Actor Pom Klementieff is half-Korean.
SO, that makes a full 1/6 of the superheroes appearing in the GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 trailer ASIAN! (If you put the halves together and count Mantis as a superhero and accept the weird racial math as metaphorical rather than literal.)
No Avengers trailer, or film for that matter, has had much Asian on the team. That fraction makes the Guardians of the Galaxy the most Asian Marvel team since Captain America’s Howling Commandos was 1/8 Jim Morita!
Someone, please, correct me if I’m wrong. I love to be wrong about things like that.