Whitewashing In Hollywood: Films That Cast Non-Blacks In Black Roles

- By

“Warm Bodies”

When author Isaac Marion wrote the novel “Warm Bodies,” the character Nora was half Ethiopian. But when the zombie romance novel was brought to the big screen last year, Analeigh Tipton was cast as Nora. Writer Marion addressed the issue and confessed that studio execs had no interest in casting a Black actress. “They paid more attention to the actor’s personalities than their physical appearances,” he said.

Comment Disclaimer: Comments that contain profane or derogatory language, video links or exceed 200 words will require approval by a moderator before appearing in the comment section. XOXO-MN