From the front lines of a diverse Hollywood…

I love Jon Ronson, and his articles for GQ are something I always wait for. This one covers a sad reality about the film and tv industry. After the scandal about the lack of women in top positions in the industry this article on the sad state of Muslim-American roles really is no surprise. In the UK I think actors fare better, but, America seems almost incapable of understanding that people of different backgrounds can play non-stereotypical roles.

It’s an important subject and I hope it gets more coverage.

http://www.gq.com/story/muslim-american-typecasting-hollywood?curator=PhilsFilmLinks

Published by

Phil Smy

I am currently a student in the Raindance Film Degree Masters program. This site comes from the research I am doing as I learn more about film production and distribution.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *