Tag Archives: Trigger Mortis

“Too Street”-gate: “James Bond” Author’s Comments Reveal Racialized Class-Based Politics

Tuesday saw Idris Elba trending on Twitter. It wasn’t because of a new movie. It was because the author of the current James Bond novels said that Elba was “too street” to play the classic spy character.  Continue reading “Too Street”-gate: “James Bond” Author’s Comments Reveal Racialized Class-Based Politics

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Casting News: “Fantastic Beasts,” “Scooby Doo,” Josephine Baker + More

I’ve had a ton of movie casting news that flooded my inbox and Twitter feed last week, and I am only just now able to get to everything. So let’s get into everything.  Continue reading Casting News: “Fantastic Beasts,” “Scooby Doo,” Josephine Baker + More