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Weinstein Co. asks toymaker to discontinue 'Django' action figures
Re-imagining the slave narrative should be left to the professionals. That was the word Friday when the Weinstein Co. announced that it has asked toymaker NECA to discontinue the "Django Unchained" action figure dolls after receiving complaints that the dolls were offensive and trivialized the horrors of slavery.
By Nicole Sperling
January 18, 2013