• ‘Maze Runner' Star Dexter Darden Talks the Initial Negative Response to His Casting, and Surviving Trump's America

    5 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    If you've watched the “Maze Runner” movies, you know who Dexter Darden is - he plays the ever-present Frypan, a character who, while not quite at the forefront, is always a major player in whatever is going on. And Darden told TheWrap that fans of the book series were not always happy with his involvement with the films.
    “Originally, they weren't very happy, because Frypan in the books wasn't necessarily a man of color,” Darded explained, describing a phenomenon that has occurred fairly often when a black actor is cast as a character who is not black in the source material. See, for...
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