Tag: Black Actors

Mississippi rapper/producer David Banner has been tapped to co-star in the upcoming Lee Daniels film,The Butler, which is currently in production in New Orleans. Banner joins a cast that includes Forrest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Robin Williams, Terrance Howard, Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Fonda and more. It tells the true […]

‘Not Too Dark’ Actors Preferred ACURA IS UNDER FIRE FOR THEIR SUPER BOWL CASTING REQUIREMENT

When Acura was putting together its casting call for actors to star in their 2012 Super Bowl commercial alongside Jerry Seinfeld, they had some interesting requirements —specifically, a not “too dark” rule. Dug up by TMZ, the ‘brown paper bag’ casting sheet also wanted the man to look, “nice looking and friendly.” Immediately, the Japan-based company apologized saying, […]