Following the news that Marvel may cast a person of color as the MCU's Magneto, fans have now taken to Twitter to share their frustrations.
the people behind these radical changes are seizing power across all media platforms and an agenda with all the resources to see it through.
No matter intention or agenda it only further fuels hate and racism.
The answer is easily I'll voice my opinion with my wallet! If Disney continues, well they can continue without me. They won't see those massive returns if they continue to upset their consumers. Black Panther was awesome and the cast was right but these changes to key members just won't work. Is it too much to ask for an Avengers budget level movie with the cast of some of the old X-men characters unchanged?
Weird Cause I've Never Seen a White Magnet ,they're usually black
Marvel...It was good while it lasted.
As an african I completely support the backlash, why on earth would it be ok to change magneto's race? Instead of doing that why not work on making black marvel characters more prominent in the mcu? Iron man was a b-tier marvel character, look at him in the MCU today. Why not do the same for war machine or Bishop (x-men) or falcon, e.t.c instead of just plainly seizing another character and making them black? Didn't they learn from the johnny storm in the whack FF movie? #SMH.
How about instead of changing the gender/ethnicity of pre-existing characters, they just made new ones that are interesting instead? I guess that's a no-go, because it'd require some effort and creativity.
Why in the blue fuck would they do that? Mags is a Jewish man, no need to change him. Good God this is getting stupid.
Ask yourself this. Why does the race of a fictions character matter?
Ask Disney, their goal is to have everyone on their movies be a person of color who's trans and LGTB+++++++++ or a Woman.
I'm black and this is stupid and it's no reason behind this. Its absolutely no reason to change magneto race.
It’s all so silly... people are not color blind, if you are going to change something about an established character either A) don't pretend it isn’t obvious and write something into the canon that accounts for it, or B) just create a new damn character, or C) cast a person of ANY size, shape, color, gender, but do the completely dreaded yet entirely practically necessary which is makeup, body suits and CG to make them look as the character was intended to look, of course defeating the purpose of their so-called agenda’s ridiculous premise to begin with.
It’s actually more offensive to me that people are being chosen to play roles that don’t fit the actor/actress simply to make a quota Disney, or anyone else trying to make in the public eye. Apart from a paycheck I wouldn’t feel good about being picked for the role.
That’s the state of the industry at the moment unfortunately, so much out there to draw from, characters, universes, stories to fit every shape of person, but all they can think to do are misguided things like this..
I say it was so stupid of the US government not stepping in and stopping Disney from acquiring 20th Century Fox. What is Disney competition well apart from Universal and Netflix not so much but independent studios that have very little fanfare or very unknown. Come on, Disney is going to drive to the ground 20th Century Fox franchises to the ground starting with X-Men
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