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I'm a black actor. Here's how inequality works when you're not famous.

I'm a black actor. Here's how inequality works when you're not famous.
When Matt Damon tells a black woman that you do diversity "in the casting of the film," rather than in who is behind the camera, he fails to understand the basic premise that cultural diversity makes a difference in the depth of the characters being …
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Here's What Kanye West's Yeezy Season 3 Open Casting Call Was Like

Here's What Kanye West's Yeezy Season 3 Open Casting Call Was Like
… guys, wait: Kanye West (with the help his frequent creative collaborator Ian Connor) was holding an open casting call for his Yeezy Season 3 show on West 26th street. Right now. Friends, opportunities like this don't come along very often; when …
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The Academy Is Scared Of #OscarsSoWhite Backlash β€” Here's What They Could Do

The Academy Is Scared Of #OscarsSoWhite Backlash β€” Here's What They Could Do
Open up more casting calls to include people of color, and create roles for them that aren't focused on their race. β€œIt's a huge thing that 'Star Wars' is breaking all of the records right now, and one of the leads is a woman and the other is a black …
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Listen Up, Academy Members: Here's What The Oscar Nominations Should Look Like

Listen Up, Academy Members: Here's What The Oscar Nominations Should Look Like
It initially seemed strange to me that "The Force Awakens" was competing in this category, but then I saw the genius of it: If you think about it as an adaptation of "A New Hope," it's a near-perfect script. Matt: Drew Goddard … Lee understands how …
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Here's Where Episode VII Is Holding Open Casting Calls. Road Trip!

Here's Where Episode VII Is Holding Open Casting Calls. Road Trip!
That same link has information on future casting calls, which are taking place in Troy, MI (11/17); Austin, TX (11/22); and Nashville, TN (11/24). No previous acting experience is required. Can we all agree that if one of our readers gets a role they …
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