The out actor finds it awfully strange that Doctor Strange has chosen a white actor for the role of The Ancient One.
If there is such a thing as an expert on race and casting in Hollywood, George Takei would definitely be in the running. He’s enjoyed a long and vaunted career, which of course includes all his years on the bridge of the Enterprise as Star Trek’s Sulu. Takei knows well the powerful message in casting […]
"We can't keep pretending there isn't something deeper at work here."
Like he was going to take this one quietly.
Over the past week or so, Marvel has finally been responding to the complaints that their casting of Tilda Swinton as The Ancient One in Doctor Strange was nothing more than whitewashing. First, screenwriter C. Robert Cargill went o...
National treasure George Takei is going in hard on Marvel. The social media icon took to his Facebook account to post about Marvel's casting of Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One in the upcoming Doctor Strange film. He initially focused on the backpedaling done by Marvel in which they cast ... More »
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George Takei isn't happy about Tilda Swinton's casting in Marvel's Doctor Strange, and he wants all 9.7 million of his Facebook followers to know. The actor posted a Facebook status lambasting the "cringeworthy" casting choice on Saturday. "So let me get this straight," he writes. Show More Summary
One of my second cousins once removed shared on Facebook a meme apparently originating in a tweet by Sage Boggs and then posted by George Takei. The meme states “I’m glad I learned about parallelograms instead of how to do taxes. It’s...Show More Summary
Oh, my. George Takei, actor and political activist, likes Bernie Sanders, but believes the #BernieOrBust movement is foolhardy and damaging to the very fabric of our nation and society, as many fervent supporters of Sanders have taken to claiming they will not vote for Hillary Clinton in the likely chance that she becomes the Democratic... Show More Summary
George Takei continued his call on Friday for voters from around the political spectrum to band together against Donald Trump’s probable presidential nomination, Media Matters reported. “Elections have consequences,” Takei told MSNBC host Chris Hayes. “When you look beyond...
Progressive activist George Takei has some words for the Bernie supporters who have foresworn voting for Hillary Clinton should she become the Democratic nominee.
#VoteBlueNoMatterWho says Takei.
Focus Features has released a new trailer and posters for their upcoming film KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS, with the voice talents of Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron, Ralph Fiennes, Rooney Mara, George Takei, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Brenda Vaccaro, and Matthew McConaughey. Show More Summary
Activist and actor George Takei is making an appeal for party unity as the Democratic primary season draws to a close. Takei has been an outspoken supporter of Bernie Sanders throughout the campaign. In a new video he posted on Facebook, Takei says t… Read The post George Takei Urges Democrats to Unify: ‘Vote Blue No Matter Who’ – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
It's a gentle scolding -- but a powerful one nonetheless
EXCLUSIVE: The Star Trek icon Mr. Sulu and the real-life social activist who played him will mark the eve of the cut-off date for Tony eligibility by saluting Broadway’s most diverse season ever. George Takei adds, in this year of #OscarsSoWhite,...Show More Summary
Actor and activist George Takei released a video on Wednesday on his Facebook page urging fellow supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to unite behind fellow Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. “Ultimately, we Democrats know that a bit of a tussle isn’t a bad thing...
From our friend Jeff Quinton: Will @GeorgeTakei apologize for anti-Romani slur he made on Facebook within past hour? https://t.co/8r7H01yDRH pic.twitter.com/QeCaHvPycv — Jeff Quinton (@JeffQuinton) April 25, 2016 Photo by Irideae
This piece features narration by actor George Takei.