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Jordan Peele says ‘white dude’ lead won’t happen in his work: ‘I’ve seen that movie’

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Posted By: Ribicon, 3/27/2019 7:51:14 AM

Jordan Peele says “white dudes” need not apply for lead roles in his films. The director of the hit horror movies “Get Out” and “Us” told a Hollywood audience this week that he’ll be keeping lead roles segregated to black people only for the foreseeable future. “I get to cast black people in my movies,” he said Monday at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, The Hollywood Reporter noted. “I feel fortunate to be in this position where I can say to Universal, ‘I want to make a $20 million horror movie with a black family.’ And they say yes. I don’t

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Black movie director states that he will cast only black people and is met with wild applause. Thanks, Obama.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jeremiah29_11 3/27/2019 7:57:26 AM (No. 14350)
I could care less. I don’t watch any of the trash movies coming out these days anyway.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rather Read 3/27/2019 8:00:32 AM (No. 14352)
If his next movie flops, he might change his mind. I used to think Jordan Peele was not like that. He was raised by his single white mother after his black father left the family and his wife is white.
What´s with hating part of your own ethnic heritage?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rotten in Denmark 3/27/2019 8:04:11 AM (No. 14373)
Rotsa luck finding an intact family there bud, LBJ and his ilk took care of that.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: valinva 3/27/2019 8:09:29 AM (No. 14370)
12-14% of the population getting more than their share of the roles in advertising, movies, music, and athletics. What are they complaining about? Oh, must be the much larger representation in criminal activity.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: jacksin5 3/27/2019 8:09:54 AM (No. 14363)
Self-Imposed segregation is still segregation. If minorities want to segregate themselves from Whites, then the whole Civil Rights Movement was a waste of time.

I don´t remember MLK advocating "Separate but Equal".
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Reply 6 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 3/27/2019 8:11:03 AM (No. 14365)
If he gets high on horror movies featuring only black people, he should visit East St. Louis sometime.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: JrSample 3/27/2019 8:16:02 AM (No. 14379)
Better yet, they even get their own water fountains.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Highlander 3/27/2019 8:17:44 AM (No. 14371)
It’s been done before: “Porgy and Bess,” “Cabin in The Sky,” “Amos and Andy,” plus a lot more. Let him have his fun. I don’t care. I wouldn’t be watching it anyway. I purposely skipped watching “Black Panther.” I make my own choice.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Newtsche 3/27/2019 8:23:42 AM (No. 14358)
There´s a thread of personal inadequacy running through Peele´s body of work, he compensates by making other blacks superior. His success behind the camera guarantees he´ll subject the world to his own demons for a long time. He´s smart enough, maybe he´ll grow up.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: TexaTucky 3/27/2019 8:26:19 AM (No. 14385)
I´ve seen that movie, too. Self-loathing half-black guy with white mother, white wife, and 3/4 white son tries to assuage his own guilt and build street cred by "acting black".
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Nevadadad46 3/27/2019 8:37:09 AM (No. 14353)
When did Peele make a blockbuster movie? Besides, I do not support racism from any source, regardless of their skin color- so, I will never go see a Peele movie. There.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Hugh Akston 3/27/2019 8:37:39 AM (No. 14361)
Always worth a reminder -

(10d) Do not attend events likely to draw a lot of blacks.

takimag.com/article/the_talk_nonblack_version_john_derbyshire/2/

A shooting occurred on Sunday evening at Concord Mills mall inside the movie theater section. The popular mall is located on 8111 Concord Mills Boulevard, Concord, NC.

The shooting was prompted by a argument over seating in a packed showroom where the newly released "Us" movie was being shown. The "Us" movie was created by the same creator of the "Get Out" movie.

A black male with a dread locks hair style shot another black male in an argument over seating.


newsmaven.io/charlottealerts/news/shooting-at-concord-mills-mall-during-the-us-movie-0t5oq-w2IEytGrqBomJa4Q/
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Strike3 3/27/2019 8:39:35 AM (No. 14384)
Yes, you have that right Jughead, just as I have the right to ignore your trashy movies. There are still some places left where we are not forced by the government to support black people.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: trackman999 3/27/2019 8:46:16 AM (No. 14394)
And if a white person said that he would only cast white actors, Hollywood types would go bat sh*t. Blacks that are racist are never racist. White people always are.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Clinger 3/27/2019 8:51:54 AM (No. 14374)
Knock yourself out I couldn´t care less.

For the authentic setting consistent with your theme I suggest the Austin district on the West side of Chicago. In fact your horror film films itself everyday. Just hit record and take cover.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: EliotRosewater49 3/27/2019 8:52:49 AM (No. 14377)
He’s a talented guy but has now flown his racist flag. Sad.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Chuzzles 3/27/2019 8:56:13 AM (No. 14383)
So, he will be totes cool when white people who loved Rod Serling refuse to watch the reboot he is going to host? If he is making black movies, fine. But to say he is making movies and he will not cast any whites in leading roles that is inappropriate and intolerant. We´ve seen that movie as well smarty pants.

I guess it doesn´t matter to him that he got a major break being cast in the iconic role that made Serling (a white guy) a household name then?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: mustng66 3/27/2019 9:02:52 AM (No. 14372)
So you;re an admitted racist. Glad you cleared that up.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Axeman 3/27/2019 9:11:53 AM (No. 14380)
He says "lead" role. He is not making segregated movies.
His latest one "Us" is very condemning of socialism.
It is a racist comment that many would say is allowable racism. This is what is wrong with the doublespeak of political correctness.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: red1066 3/27/2019 9:18:52 AM (No. 14349)
Gee, racist much?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: RayLRiv 3/27/2019 9:42:32 AM (No. 14381)
If race is now the benchmark for the quality of a movie then race is what I´d use to decide what other movies I´d see, where I shop, what foods I eat, what woman I should marry, which schools to send my children to, what church I´d attend, etc.

See how stupid this gets?
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Reply 22 - Posted by: OkieTom 3/27/2019 9:54:57 AM (No. 14362)
So he´s a racist and a dope-head.

Swell.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Pinkpanther 3/27/2019 10:03:32 AM (No. 14360)
My daughter is an actress and model and 90% of roles that are advertised are for minorities. It’s really disemheartening for her trying to find work as a white actress.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: jjs 3/27/2019 10:05:08 AM (No. 14369)
If my employer said they would not hire any black people to work for him, what would happen?

These people hate and hate.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: rinohunter 3/27/2019 10:08:17 AM (No. 14395)
Isn´t there some federal civil rights authority office that needs to look into this? If the KKK came out with this they would not only be vilified but investigated as a hate organization and probably jailed.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: zzzghy 3/27/2019 10:10:27 AM (No. 14386)
Thanks for the link, #12. Wow. Just, wow.

The author is correct; there is some potentially lifesaving information in his version of "The Talk."
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Edgelady 3/27/2019 10:11:23 AM (No. 14359)
I understand "Us" was received well and was very scary. Congratulations to him.

I don´t go to scary movies - but they´re his movies and he can hire who he wants to hire. Frankly, it´s about time.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: felixcat 3/27/2019 10:24:00 AM (No. 14364)
Almost every commercial on TV shows a biracial couple - as if that´s the new normal. And yet, it seems the children of these bi-racial relationships all have issues with their racial heritage and resentment towards the white parent (who it seems is usually the one who raises the bi-racial child).

I worked around a bi-racial woman attorney and she was the most vocal racist (towards whites) I ever worked around.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly 3/27/2019 10:25:39 AM (No. 14391)
#3

He´s going to make a science fiction movie.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: curious1 3/27/2019 10:28:08 AM (No. 14368)
Smells like discrimination to me. He´s a bigot who said that he won´t hire whites.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Kate318 3/27/2019 11:07:54 AM (No. 14357)
I saw “Get Out”. Here’a The premise: White people in the suburbs kidnap and imprison blacks, so that they can tortuously extract the physical essence of their blackness to make the white people better. It was a disgusting display of racism.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: JimBob 3/27/2019 11:14:54 AM (No. 14387)
Blatant Racism on display.
By this guy saying that he will not hire whites, and by the entertainment and news ´industry´ by their open acceptance and support of his racism.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: M2 3/27/2019 11:35:31 AM (No. 14354)
In that case, I hope Peele is content with his all-black viewership.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: VirtuDawg 3/27/2019 12:02:43 PM (No. 14392)
Racist
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Reply 35 - Posted by: mc squared 3/27/2019 12:03:52 PM (No. 14356)
I don´t know who he is. Now I don´t care even more.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: SALady 3/27/2019 12:14:20 PM (No. 14390)
More and more people are not going to the average movie. Sure, there are a few "blockbusters" -- usually involving super heroes -- that people will go see. But the average movie is just not drawing them in.

And when you decide to make a "black movie" instead of a "popular movie" (you hope), you even limit your potential audience all the further. And when you have made a few total failure movies, your studio is not going to let you make any more.

Jordan Peele may have "seen that movie", but very few people are going to waste the time seeing his movies when he is proving himself to be a huge racist pig!!!!!

So if you want to be a huge racist pig and publicly announce that you are going to discriminate against a race and gender, I truly hope you get exactly what you deserve, you racist pig!!!!!
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Reply 37 - Posted by: tom7 3/27/2019 1:20:07 PM (No. 14389)
Full-bore racism for the lucky! How fortunate for him!
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Reply 38 - Posted by: sw penn 3/27/2019 1:35:33 PM (No. 14393)
One has not had opportunity to "enjoy"
the Blaxploitation genre since the 70´s.

Missed it then.
Most likely to miss it now.
Life is short.
Some things have to be left off the list,
and paying people to abuse oneself is an easy scratch.
Waaay too many volunteers for that role.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: Hazymac 3/27/2019 1:47:50 PM (No. 14382)
Apparently, in that neighborhood it ain´t White Boy Day.

In this scene from 1993´s True Romance, Gary Oldman (who recently got an Academy Award for his excellent portrayal of Churchill in 1940) convincingly plays a profane, hair-trigger tempered, albino black gangster pimp drug dealer who instead of going to pris´n gets his´n.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3S_qqhL_4A
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Ebenezer 3/27/2019 1:59:25 PM (No. 14378)
FTA: "I don´t see myself casting a white dude as the lead in my movie." Well, I don´t see myself attending your movie. Funny how that works.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: zoidberg 3/27/2019 2:01:25 PM (No. 14376)
I wonder what his white wife thinks about this.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: DVC 3/27/2019 2:07:59 PM (No. 14355)
I´ll make it a point to never see any of his trash.

Of course, horror movies have seemed totally stupid, even when I was a teen. I find them ridiculous and never even slightly interesting, so probably would never see his trash anyway.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: anniebc 3/27/2019 2:35:00 PM (No. 14351)
So, does this mean in a black producer´s horror movie, the black people will still get killed first?
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Reply 44 - Posted by: PlayItAgain 3/27/2019 3:37:53 PM (No. 14388)
A Hollywood producer who doesn´t want white people in his audience.

Wow!! just Wow!
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Reply 45 - Posted by: NYbob 3/27/2019 5:16:14 PM (No. 14375)
So concerned about the state of ´black´ Americans, yet he marries a white woman. How odd yet cliched.
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Reply 46 - Posted by: lana720 3/27/2019 9:10:27 PM (No. 14366)
Why don’t all of us, white folks, take off work for an entire week - a national vacation. Let’s see how well the nation, commerce and manufacturing runs.
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Reply 47 - Posted by: LaVallette 3/28/2019 3:38:40 AM (No. 14367)
Not DISCRIMINATION:
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Posted by Hazymac 5/21/2019 8:45:28 AM
There's a recurring theme in American science fiction where the country loses its way, endures some horrible but cleansing disaster, and then rediscovers the blessings of liberty. You'll find it in Robert Heinlein's "Future History" stories, where the Crazy Years -- a period of rapid technological advances, decaying social norms, and mass psychosis -- leads to the backlash of a religious dictatorship. The Prophets regime is eventually toppled by a liberty-loving group dedicated to individual rights. The theme is even more pronounced in Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged, where a socialist regime puts the country into another Great Depression, only worse. The country's capitalists
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