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The Baltimore Whites

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On the heels of this afternoon's news that, per Variety, "New Line has signed Ben Affleck to round out the cast of ensemble comedy He's Just Not That Into You":

Percentage of the nine (nine!) announced cast members of He's Just Not That Into You, a "Baltimore-set movie of interconnecting story arcs dealing with the challenges of reading or misreading human behavior" (according to the Hollywood Reporter) who are white: 100.

Percentage of the population of the city of Baltimore (according to the U.S. Census Bureau) who are white: 31.7.

--Ben Wasserstein

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