Avengers Endgame actor Anthony Mackie calls out Marvel Studios for lack of range in manufacturing crew
Anthony Mackie dives deep into Marvel Studios’ ‘racist’ practices in terms of hiring a crew of their films whereas citing ‘Black Panther’.
Anthony Mackie, who’s finest identified for the function of Sam Wilson or Falcon in Marvel Cinematic Universe, has criticised the shortage of individuals of color within the forged and crew of MCU films.
Mackie, 41, spoke about his Marvel experiences going again to 2014’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier with Daveed Diggs, the star of TNT’s Snowpiercer for Selection‘s Actors on Actors difficulty.
He mentioned, “It actually bothered me that I’ve achieved seven Marvel films the place each producer, each director, ever stunt particular person, each costume designer, each PA, each single particular person has been white.”
He additional added that there was one Black producer, Nate Moore, who additionally produced Black Panther.
MCU’s Oscar-winning movie Black Panther, which was extensively praised for its all-black forged, additionally had a majority of Black artists working behind the digital camera. Nevertheless, this follow didn’t sit properly with Mackie. He mentioned, “And I’m like, that’s extra racist than anything. As a result of in the event you solely can rent the Black individuals for the Black film, are you saying they’re not adequate when you may have a principally white forged?”
Mackie additionally added that he’s hopeful that there shall be adjustments sooner or later for Marvel’s hiring course of. He concludes which will the studio “rent the very best particular person for the job. Even when it means we’re going to get the very best two girls, we’re going to get the very best two males.”
Mackie is ready to guide a Marvel movie for the primary time within the Disney+ TV collection The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. He shall be reprising his function as Falcon in upcoming superhero collection. Sebastian Stan additionally joins the actor within the collection.
In the meantime, Mackie was final seen within the second season of Netflix’s sci-fi collection Altered Carbon
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