Those who were quick to grab their pitchforks and were ready to start a war over rumours that Michael B. Jordan would be cast as the new Superman can rest peacefully tonight.
"Jordan, who admits that he is a “comic book guy”, agrees that he probably shouldn’t mess up people’s perceptions about who Clark Kent is."
This coming from a guy who played a black Johnny Storm. Whats wrong with playing Steel?
Racism against whites is alive n well. How about they create a new character for a black actor. This cultural stealing and purposefully wiping out any white characters that are seen to be powerful.
Guessing you didn't read the article. He wants to be Calvin Ellis. Not Clark Kent.
That probably won't matter. The Hollywood and the media will market him as the next Superman and fire up the race card cannons full blast anyways.
Personally I don’t like when they change any character’s appearance so much that it tramples on the original for political reasons. One big problem is that people judge things by appearance and put people in categories based on skin color. The politically charged reasons they change characters skin color/ethnicity is wrong. Make good characters and if you want diversity make more original characters. Simple
Black Superman LOL whats next the White Panther? Ooh imagine the backlash
WE NEED WHITE PANTHER!!!
Cultural appropriation is almost complete. All white male characters must be abolished. Xmen - FAIL, Ghostbusters - FAIL, and now we have Superman. Let me predict how this will play out. FAIL.
Okay...now I want to see a white Caucasian Black panther, Luke Cage, Cyborg, Black Lightning and Storm.
Lol..the whites in the comment section feeling threatened by black actors playing their favorite white heros. Funny thing is that white directors and producers are the ones making it happen. Douches
And I’m willing to bet 100% if black panther was a white guy youd piss your pants.
These characters are already established. Leave them alone. Make new ones.
Btw. Your comment was racist. You’re just assuming they’re white. It’s perfectly ok to make any white character another race but as soon as it’s from another race or culture portrayed by a white it’s evil. Get out of here with that double standard bullshit.
Youre probably right about white people making it happen unfortunately. That doesn't make it right.
What people should be pissed about is great characters like Blade getting lost in history.
Instead fools are trying to crowbar agendas into established ones.
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