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Old 07-16-13, 03:52 PM
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Are things going to get better for non-White men with White women? [Merged]

I notice that even in today's world when America is growing more and more diverse, Hollywood remains mostly White, especially the younger age of actors.

You have White males getting roles of Goku in Dragonball and Prince of Persia but you never have a minority getting the role of Spiderman, Batman, or Superman. Of course that is far fetched.

What is more bothersome is that Black actors like Jamie Foxx and Denzel Washington grow older while there are no new Black actors to replace them.

As for Asians, Indians, and Latino men, they might not even exist in Hollywood.

It provides me a good laugh that Hollywood talks about being liberal and all that but only gives lead roles in its movies to White males (most cases).

In the next 40 years, do you see things in Hollywood getting better for men from minority groups?

You have your Brad Pitts, Leo DiCaprios, and Henry Cavills but they never show America attractive men who are Asian, Indian, or Latino. I find it extremely unfair.

This affects me because I know no matter how much I take care of my appearance, a White guy who sits on the couch all day and has a potbelly will be considered more attractive than me because Hollywood tells the USA that only White men are worthy of being handsome and attractive.
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You look like doo doo and you smell like poo poo. That's what a Filipino blackhat told us in airborne school. You sir, are a reeker.
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What is more bothersome is that Black actors like Jamie Foxx and Denzel Washington grow older while there are no new Black actors to replace them.
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You are picking out exceptions and presenting them as some sort of trend. So what if we have Jaden Smith, there are hardly any young actors from other minority groups in Hollywood and it is without question that this needs to change fast. Most of the young actors and sex symbols in Hollywood are White and Male. Why be in denial?
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Hollywood has a "There can be only one" rule when it comes to hot Black Actors. They come in 1 man shifts.

Meanwhile we have a glut of "hot" White Actors.
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Is the OP going to leave this thread too?
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oops, Hollywood is serious about this one
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Why be in denial?
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This affects me because I know no matter how much I take care of my appearance, a White guy who sits on the couch all day and has a potbelly will be considered more attractive than me because Hollywood tells the USA that only White men are worthy of being handsome and attractive.
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You are picking out exceptions and presenting them as some sort of trend. So what if we have Jaden Smith, there are hardly any young actors from other minority groups in Hollywood and it is without question that this needs to change fast. Most of the young actors and sex symbols in Hollywood are White and Male. Why be in denial?
Hollywood makes movies that will earn the most amount of money. If that means white lead roles, then that's too bad. It only needs to change when audiences demand it, and right now they don't.
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well when will the audience demand it?

we have politicians from all races having success so why not have superheroes from all races? I think a Latino guy can easily play the role of Batman without any issues at all.
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well when will the audience demand it?
Probably when a race that isn't white starts spending more money at the box office than white people.
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It's funny, because for years there it seemed like white Americans just don't win (acting) Oscars.
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Probably when a race that isn't white starts spending more money at the box office than white people.
There are, of course, niche markets in this country outside of 18-45 white males. We make fun of Tyler Perry, but his films are incredibly profitable. Kevin Hart's standup film is another example.
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Wait a second, I'm starting to see a pattern in threads by TheOverLooked...ahh nevermind, I thought I saw a pattern but I lost it.
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There are, of course, niche markets in this country outside of 18-45 white males. We make fun of Tyler Perry, but his films are incredibly profitable. Kevin Hart's standup film is another example.
Of course, but none of those are on the level of the billion dollar summer franchises, which are made with the majority in mind. It seems as though studios have determined that mostly everyone will see a superhero movie with a white lead, but not everyone will see one with a minority lead.
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Box Office figures also show that people don't want a film with a Native American in the lead...even if he's played by a handsome white man!
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