Hollywood Actor Anthony Mackie Slams Marvel Over Lack Of Diversity


Hollywood actor, Anthony Mackie, is calling out Marvel over their lack of diversity when it comes to production.

Mackie, who played Falcon seven times in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, sat down with fellow actor Daveed Diggs, for an interview for Variety's Actors on Actors issue.

When 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier' comes out, I'm the lead," Mackie said. "When 'Snowpiercer' came out, you're the lead. We have the power and the ability to ask those questions. It really bothered me that I've done seven Marvel movies where every producer, every director, every stunt person, every costume designer, every PA, every single person has been white," Mackie shared.

"We've had one Black producer; his name was Nate Moore," Mackie continued. "He produced 'Black Panther.' But then when you do 'Black Panther,' you have a Black director, Black producer, a Black costume designer, a Black stunt choreographer. And I'm like, that's more racist than anything else. Because if you only can hire the Black people for the Black movie, are you saying they're not good enough when you have a mostly white cast?"

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