Tarantino Says He Didn't Cast Idris Elba In 'Django' Because He's British... And It's An American Story

From Shadow and Act Sat Jan 5 2013, 00:11:21

I know, we said no more Django Unchained posts, BUT, this isn't so much a Django Unchained item (no critique nor praise of the film here), as much as it is a nod to several conversations/debates that you folks have had in various comment sections of this blog, relating to the casting of black British actors in roles as African Americans (and vice-versa, or as Africans) whether on TV or film, as well as the, shall we say, "accent problem." So I thought it was worth sharing, and elaborating on, as well as connecting it to previous conversations, regardless of where you stand on the matter. In an interview with the UK's Sun, while plugging the film across the...

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