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  • "It doesn't completely define the character, but it shapes the character," he said. "My biggest hope is that people embrace it and understand what we're trying to do."

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  • "He's not a perfect character. He's obviously made some mistakes in his life, but that makes him more compelling and relatable," he said. "Hopefully [it's] a compelling character regardless of culture or ethnic background. ... But I think it's great to have an Arab-American superhero. This was an opportunity and a chance to really go for it."

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