White Actor Who Voiced Cleveland Brown on ‘The Cleveland Show’ Steps Down: ‘Persons of Color Should Play Characters of Color’

Mike Henry, the white actor who has voiced Cleveland on “Family Guy” for 20 years is stepping down from the role. He believes now, all of a sudden, that the character should be voiced by an actual Black person. via … Read more…

‘Riverdale’ creator says show will ‘do better’ after actor criticizes underuse of black characters on screen

The executive producer of CW’s “Riverdale” has promised the show will “do better” after a cast member posted a message to social media that criticized television shows that underutilize black characters or portray them as criminals. CNN.com – RSS Channel … Read more…

Stop-Motion Characters From Laika Studios Battle in Fight Challenge Viral Video

The Oscar-nominated animators at Laika Studios are the latest participants in the viral fight challenge social media trend. The animation house posted the short video to the company’s Twitter and TikTok accounts on Saturday, following the breakout success of the … Read more…

Website Helps Parents Find & Purchase Children’s Books With Black Characters

Children’s books with Black representation are now easier to find thanks to author and entrepreneur Veronica N. Chapman, founder of BlackBabyBooks.com. Chapman’s company, Boxxout Enterprises, designs creative solutions for social change. BlackBabyBooks.com, which makes it easier to discover and purchase … Read more…

Anthony Mackie: You’ll Be Surprised How ‘Evolved’ Characters are in Falcon and The Winter Soldier

With Marvel’s Black Widow release date currently unchanged, the next Phase 4 project afterwards is the first-ever Disney+/MCU series, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier – starring Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan as Sam Wilson and James Buchanan “Bucky” Barnes. … Read more…

HBO Max Confirms Plans for ‘Unscripted’ Friends Reunion Special, Featuring All 6 Main Characters

(LOS ANGELES) — WarnerMedia’s new streaming service will debut with some extra Friends. The company announced Friday that the entire original Friends cast will reunite for an unscripted special that will be available on HBO Max when the service debuts … Read more…

Rudy Giuliani’s Ukraine ‘Investigation’ Stars Some of Kyiv’s Most Dubious Characters

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast / Photos Getty KYIV, Ukraine—The witnesses stand, with their right hands raised, as if being sworn in for, well, an impeachment hearing. Only this is not in Congress. The cast of obscure Ukrainians—a … Read more…

Disney+ Adds Disclaimers, Content Warnings to Movies Featuring Racist Characters and Tropes

(NEW YORK) — Disney’s new streaming service has added a disclaimer to Dumbo, Peter Pan and other classics because they depict racist stereotypes, underscoring a challenge media companies face when they resurrect older movies in modern times. The move comes … Read more…

How Michel Gondry Turns His Characters Into Doomed Puppets, From Kidding to Eternal Sunshine

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‘Rise of Skywalker’ Set to Be Most Diverse Star Wars Casting Ever. Here Is A Roster of Black Star Wars Characters

The Episode IX trailer for the latest Star Wars movie was just released. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be the space series’ most diverse casting since the first movie premiered in 1977. People of color including leading man John … Read more…

Justin Theroux Finally Shares His Character’s Interpretation Of ‘The Leftovers’ Finale | PeopleTV

PeopleTV SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of … Read more…

‘King Kong’: Spectacular giant puppet can’t make up for lack of complex characters and cohesive music

Stare hard into the gorgeous eyes of that gigantic gorilla, people: they’re deep emotional pools, transfixing in their moist, needy intensity. If they gave out Tony Awards for peepers on puppets, King Kong would already be monkeying with his acceptance … Read more…