• ‘Fantastic Four' Director Josh Trank Says Fox Execs Gave ‘Heavy Pushback' on Casting a Black Actress as Sue Storm

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    Josh Trank said that when he was directing the 2015 Marvel Comics flop “Fantastic Four,” Fox executives gave “pretty heavy pushback” on casting a black actress to play Sue Storm - even though she's the superhero sister of Johnny Storm, played by Michael B. Jordan.
    “There was a lot of controversial conversations that were had behind the scenes,” Trank said in an interview on Geeks of Color released Friday. “When it came down to it, I found a lot of pretty heavy pushback on casting a black woman in that role.”
    Rooney Mara, who is white, wound up playing the invisibility-powered Sue Storm...
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  • Fantastic Four Director Josh Trank Says Fox Pushed Against Casting a Black Sue Storm

    Fantastic Four Director Josh Trank Says Fox Pushed Against Casting a Black Sue Storm

    1 month ago - By Movie Web

    Josh Trank reveals he planned to cast a black actress as Sue Storm in 2015's Fantastic Four reboot.
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  • Fantastic Four Director Recalls Efforts To Cast A Black Actress For Sue Storm

    Fantastic Four Director Recalls Efforts To Cast A Black Actress For Sue Storm

    1 month ago - By Cinéma Blend

    This revelation raises some important questions about how Hollywood casts films.
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