It's not exactly a secret that Hollywood can be a bit behind the times when it comes to casting! Just look at last year's predominately white Oscar noms!
But one issue that doesn't garner as much attention is the lack of LGBT actors landing leading roles in major films!!
In a recent interview, Zachary Quinto opened up about his journey as an openly gay actor and seems to think it's a perfect time for more actors and actresses to come out and be comfortable in their own skin!
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The 38-year-old pointed to the progress of the transgender community thanks to figures like Laverne Cox, and says the rest of the LGBT should follow in their footsteps:
Take an all-star cast, a director who loves stirring the pot, and a case that's as controversial as it gets, and you just may have a recipe for a classic!
Oliver Stone has released the first teaser trailer for his Edward Snowden movie! But unlike his subject, he isn't revealing much… yet!
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But maybe the teaser will at least entice you with its tone to come unwrap it this Christmas!
The sure-to-be controversial film stars Shailene Woodley, Nicolas Cage, Zachary Quinto, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Snowden.
Watch the haunting teaser (below)!
Edward Snowden is everywhere right now!
Physically, he's still in Russia. Media-wise, he was just interviewed by John Oliver.
And now? Now we're seeing Joseph Gordon-Levitt step into his shoes… with the amazing Shailene Woodley as Snowden's real-life-girlfriend, Lindsay Mills, by his side!
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It's the first real look at Oliver Stone's Snowden. And we're not sure we could get more excited! The December 25th premiere is still so far off, and with a cast that includes Nicolas Cage, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Rhys Ifans, Joely Richardson and Timothy Olyphant?
You bet it's gonna be huge!
What do you think of the first look (above)? Spot on?
[Image via Open Road Films.]
The movie roles keep coming in for Idris Elba!
Reports in December hinted that the actor could be cast as the next James Bond. Now, The Avengers: Age of Ultron star is rumored to be playing the villain in Star Trek 3!
But which Trekkie villain the 42-year-old actor would be playing is still up for debate. Details about the the third installment to the JJ Abrams trilogy are still under wraps.
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Some sources are speculating that Klingons would be the main villains in this movie, as they have yet to make their mark in the big screen remake of the hit show — though nothing is confirmed just yet.
We do know that the rest of the Starfleet will suit up for the third movie. Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana and Anton Yelchin are all set to return!
The third movie of the hit franchise to begin filming in June!