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Noah Screenwriter Says Something Really Idiotic About Race And Representation

“From the beginning, we were concerned about casting, the issue of race. What we realized is that this story is functioning at the level of myth, and as a mythical story, the race of the individuals doesn’t matter. They’re supposed to be stand-ins for all people. Either you end up with a Bennetton ad or the crew of the Starship Enterprise. You either try to put everything in there, which just calls attention to it, or you just say, ‘Let’s make that not a factor, because we’re trying to deal with everyman.’ Looking at this story through that kind of lens is the same as saying, ‘Would the ark float and is it big enough to get all the species in there?’ That’s irrelevant to the questions because the questions are operating on a different plane than that; they’re operating on the mythical plane.”Noah screenwriter Ari Handel answering The High Calling after being asked, “while there’s a lot of diversity shown in the animal kingdom, there’s no racial diversity in the cast. Can you speak to that?”

Race doesn’t matter, huh? You didn’t want to make race a factor in your movie, huh? Then the entire cast was made up of white people because…?

Guess what? White is not, and should not, be the default in Hollywood films. The more filmmakers include a diverse cast, the less it will look like you’re “calling attention to it” and just, you know, creating an accurate depiction of real life.

Previously in Representation

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Will You Watch a 2.5 Minute Car Commercial to Hear Tom Hiddleston Recite Shakespeare?

That is the question that Jaguar is asking with its latest installment in its dubiously connected but totally Tumblr ready ad campaign that pairs Great Britain with great villains. Let us know in the comments if their gamble paid off.

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Batman vs. Superman Gains Three Cast Members in One Go

According to Deadline, Warner Bros. has added Zero Dark Thirty, The Wolverine, and The Incredibles stars to the lineup of its as-yet-untitled movie known as Batman vs. Superman. Yes, I’m going to keep pointing out that the movie doesn’t have a title yet until Warner Bros. gets off its butt and gives it one. Maybe at San Diego Comic Con, guys? Yeah?

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The First Trailer For Michael Bay’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

And so here that is.

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Jem and the Holograms Creator Christy Marx Will Not Be Involved In The Movie Reboot

On Thursday, we shared the news that Jem and the Holograms is getting a live-action, modern-day movie. The response among our readers was…cautious. To say the least.

Here’s some fuel to add to your skeptical fire: Christy Marx, creator of the original series, won’t be involved in production.

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Here’s Tom Hiddleston Belting Out A Jaunty Tune For Disney’s The Pirate Fairy

The Pirate Fairy, starring Tom Hiddleston as Hook and Christina Hendricks as Zarina, is out on Blu-ray and Digital HD April 1st.

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Video of Benedict Cumberbatch’s Oscars Photobomb… Set to Jaws Music

Pictures of Benedict Cumberbatch leaping around behind U2 like a very excited spawning salmon spread around quickly during the Oscars broadcast, but frankly, I find this video to have a much more riveting take on the moment. Or maybe it’s just the music.

Previously in Benedict Cumberbatch

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Geek Lip Balm for Half a Dozen Fandoms Probably Smells Great

According to Geek Fire Labs, Loki smells of peaches and honey, Katniss of cinnamon and french vanilla, Marceline of strawberries, and your patronus of white chocolate, vanilla, and mint. I don’t have problems with any of these, and if you feel the same way, you can buy their charmingly decorated lip balms on Etsy, alone, in a batch, or as a gift set with cute buttons.

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This New Orphan Black Trailer Is Clone Crazy!

We previously posted the small snippet clips BBC America had released for Season 2 of Orphan Black (with added hidden binary code!) and while you’ll see a few of those moments in this trailer, there’s a whole bunch of new stuff to be had. And they’re goooooood.

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Age of Ultron, The Flash Add Castmembers

Kim Soo Hyun joins Age of Ultron and Patrick Sabongui joins The Flash, but as who?

I don’t know either, Spider-Man. I don’t know either. Well, okay, I know who Sabongui is going to be.

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