Regina King: British actors should be able to play American roles

13 Janvier, 2021, 19:58 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
  • A scene from Regina King's

Yates, whose characteristic directorial debut "Pirates" is due this 12 months, requested King about her carrying a T-shirt depicting Breonna Taylor - who was fatally shot by plainclothes law enforcement officials in her Louisville, Ky. house on March 13 - whereas gathering the excellent lead actress in a restricted sequence or film Emmy for her function in "Watchmen", and whether or not world occasions have impressed her future tasks, or if she's as an alternative taking it simple.

" One Night in Miami" director Regina King has defended the casting of British actor Kingsley Ben-Adir as Malcolm X in her film.

During an interview with broadcaster Reggie Yates for Bafta, King, 49, said she sees no reason why foreign stars should not play U.S. characters.

"In my opinion, I feel like the best actor for the role should play the part; the actor that truly understands the role that they're playing", King explained, confessing that she had her own moments of doubt and was concerned how people would react. On Monday, Ben-Adir received the Gotham award for breakthrough actor.

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King described the script as a "love letter to the black man's experience in America".

The 49-year-old said some "feelings and experiences" are shared by Black people in the United Kingdom and the U.S.

One Night In Miami, which was released past year, is among the films which have been tipped for success ahead of the awards season.

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