Transparent's Jill Soloway shared her thoughts on trans actors and characters in Hollywood, as well as what she thinks about representation and the recent controversy over the casting of Matt Bomer as a trans woman character in Anything.
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The social justice warriors and members of the trans community have come out against Mark Ruffalo’s new drama, Anything, because he chose actor Matt Bomer as a transgender prostitute. Bomer is an openly gay actor, but the issue isn’t that he is gay– it’s because Bomer isn’t transgender and some are up in arms because the role wasn’t given to a trans actor.
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The Anything actor, who has come under criticism for "transface," explains his views on casting in this unearthed clip.
Jen Richards speaks out against Mark Ruffalo and Matt Bomer's new film, Anything, in which (another) cis man plays a trans woman. The post Hollywood Is Running Out of Excuses for Dangerous Trans Representation appeared first on Autostraddle.
When will Hollywood finally learn… As we reported, Mark Ruffalo received a lot of heat on social media when he casted Matt Bomer as a transgender sex worker in his upcoming film Anything. Many felt an actual trans woman should have been cast in the role instead of a cisgender actor. Sadly, another film that portrays a [...]
Mark Ruffalo has ruffled a lot of feathers over his new film Anything. The Thor: Ragnarok star got major heat surrounding Matt Bomer's casting as a transgender sex worker in the upcoming drama. Related: Caitlyn Jenner Responds To I Am Cait Getting I Am CANCELLED! Ruffalo, who is executive producing and starring in the film, addressed the backlash [...]
The announcement, earlier this week, that cisgender actor Matt Bomer will play a transgender woman in the movie Anything turned up the heat on a long-simmering debate about the ethics of casting trans roles. For some, Bomer’s new gig...Show More Summary
Celebrities including Viola Davis, Kristen Wiig, Jon Hamm and Zach Galifianakis will appear on the Stand Up to Cancer fundraising telecast on Friday, Sept. 9, the organization announced Thursday. Matt Bomer, Dave Franco, Sonequa Martin-Green, Rob Riggle, Tony Hale, Terry Crews, Mel B and Bree Turner... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Stand Up To Cancer 2016
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The casting of Matt Bomer, a cisgender actor, in a trans role in the film has elicited uproar from the trans activist community.
Mark Ruffalo has taken to Twitter to respond to criticism of the casting of Matt Bomer as a transgender sex worker in the new movie Anything. Mark is executive producing the movie, which has already been filmed. Many have criticized the movie, saying a transgender woman should portray the character, rather than a cisgender actor. [...]
Mark Ruffalo took to Twitter to respond to outrage surrounding Matt Bomer’s casting as a transgender sex worker in his upcoming film.
The producer and actor is facing backlash over casting colleague Matt Bomer as a transgender female sex worker.
Mark Ruffalo reached out to the transgender community on Wednesday after receiving major backlash over the announcement that Matt Bomer will be playing a trans sex worker in his new film, Anything.
Actor/producer Mark Ruffalo took to Twitter to respond to the barrage of criticism over a newly announced film set to feature actor Matt Bomer as a transgender sex worker. In a series of tweets sent on Wednesday evening, Ruffalo, anShow More Summary
The casting of a cisgender male as a transgender woman may be another case of celebrity activists supporting causes in name only.
Hollywood will create transgender roles, but it rarely casts trans actors to play them. Here's why that's a problem.