Media Consumers for Entertainment Equality
While Jennifer Lawrence, the actress recently cast as The Hunger Games‘ Katniss Everdeen, does not physically resemble her character, the media and fans alike often defend her casting by pointing out, “but she’s a talented actress!” Both the media, director Gary Ross and author Suzanne Collins have attempted to portray concerns about potential whitewashing as […]
Director Gary Ross and Suzanne Collins answer questions about the casting of Rue and Thresh, and the diversity of fictional Panem.
A Hollywood whitewash? Or will actors of color be actively recruited and given equal consideration for the remaining lead roles?