“The scarcity of black roles in 2011 is partly a function of fewer movies being made, and certainly fewer serious-minded movies at the studios. When Denzel Washington and Will Smith were coming up, there were routinely chances to make those types of films.Now you need to go indie or wait for lightning to strike at a studio.”
March 7, 2011
Where Are The Young Black Men Of Hollywood?
Los Angeles Times 03/05/11
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