No More Colorblind Casting of Superhero Movies

March 1, 2015 2:06 PM

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No More Colorblind Casting of Superhero Movies

An actress best-known for her roles in Avatar and the Fast and the Furious franchise has spoken out against casting nonwhite performers as superheroes traditionally perceived as white.

Michelle Rodriguez told a reporter from the gossip and celebrity news site TMZ—who jokingly asked if she’d be starring as The Green Lantern—that she’s opposed to the recent vogue of proposing (and sometimes casting) nonwhite stars in franchise fare. “It’s so stupid,” she said. “Stop stealing all the...

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