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Walking Dead star Lennie James criticizes woke Hollywood casting

Woke casting says actors should have the same life experience as the characters they are playing on screen. The Walking Dead star Lennie James disagrees. He would “challenge” the idea that certain roles must be

"reserved for particular actors to ensure their performance is authentic, because it would fundamentally change the role of the actor. Where gay actors have not been given the opportunity to play gay parts, or disabled actors have not even been considered for the opportunity to play disabled parts, in that situation then I would 100% be part of the conversation of saying, why not? That absolutely should change."

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