Asian star stars in ‘Star Wars’ reboot: The truth behind ‘Star wars’ casting controversy
“I’m just going to take it all with a grain of salt,” he says.
“It was an honest mistake.”
The star’s comments come as the film, which has been plagued by cast turnover and other controversies, is expected to open on Christmas Day.
The film’s marketing team has repeatedly apologized for the casting controversy.
“This is a serious matter and I deeply apologize to any and all who may have been impacted by this casting decision,” it said in a statement last week.
“As always, we are working hard to move forward with the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”