Will 2015 be remembered as the beginning of the end of racial miscasting in movies? Following outcry — and often apologies — over casting choices this year in "Aloha" and "Pan," the studio and director behind the upcoming fantasy epic "Gods of Egypt" have issued mea culpas for choosing an almost...
The makers of the forthcoming film Gods of Egypt apologized for showcasing a predominantly white cast amid criticism over lack of diversity in a film based on Egyptian mythology. The fantasy epic, slated for release in February, stars...Show More Summary
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Discussing the whitewashing of the decidedly not-white country of Egypt in his new film Gods of Egypt, director Alex Proyas said, “The process of casting a movie has many complicated variables, but it is clear that our casting choices should have been more diverse. I sincerely apologize to those who... More »
Alex Proyas and Lionsgate Apologize For Lack Of Diversity In ‘Gods Of Egypt’ After releasing the Gods Of Egypt trailer last week and getting backlash for the lack of diversity in a movie about gods in an African country, director
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When the trailer for Gods of Egypt came out earlier this month, everyone noticed a couple of things: it’s cast was predominantly Caucasian, which is weird, considering where and when it was set. Now, the studio and director have admitted that they could have done better there. Read more...
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A major Hollywood studio is no longer in de-Nile over accusations of whitewashing an upcoming film set in Ancient Egypt.
Director Alex Proyas and Lionsgate have apologized for the lack of diversity in "Gods of Egypt's" cast.
Gods of Egypt just can’t catch a break. The buzz surrounding the film is currently toxic, following the garish posters and a trailer that left people scratching their heads. Then, the film was criticized for its prominently white cast. Show More Summary
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Amid some online criticism that the cast for Gods of Egypt is too white, the movie's director and Lionsgate have issued apologetic statements.
Alex Proyas, the director of the upcoming fantasy film Gods of Egypt, has released a statement apologizing for the movie’s lack of diversity. The film stars Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Brenton Thwaites, Rufus Sewell, and Courtney Eaton. It is about a mortal who tries to save the world by enlisting the god Horus in an [...]