For What it's Worth: Perry White Isn't White
This is not the first time this has happened. NO ONE was upset when Billy Dee Williams being cast to play Harvey Dent in the 1989 Batman film. To be fair, everyone was complaining about Michael Keaton cast as the title character that no one may have noticed until the movie came out. There were several things wrong with the Daredevil movie, but Michael Clarke Duncan being cast as Wilson Fisk A.K.A. The Kingpin was not one of them. On the flip side DB Sweeney was cast as Terry Fitzgerald in the movie adaptation of Spawn. The character was black in the comics. Where was the outrage? Oh right, Spawn - nevermind. I know there was a little outrage regarding the Green Lantern they know from the Justice League cartoon wasn't the lead of the movie, but that's people not knowing more about the character and his history.
I like the choice. Mr. Fishburne is a good actor and will do a good job with the material he's been given.
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Posted by Thomas