Are following Of Rick and Morty The second Amy won tonight for the animated program, Co-producer / EP Dan Harmon was asked to consider the controversy over the color of white actors who have taken over the world of TV animation over the past few months.
Kristen left Bell in June Molly’s mixed race characters are playing On HBO Central Park, Saying on Instagram that “wearing a race of the same race as the white actress weakens the mixed race character and the black American experience.” If the same weekAnne Slate voiced the binary character Mismi On Netflix Big mouth. Mike Henry has said he will no longer speak for Cleveland On the focus Family man, And of Focus The Simpsons Announced that It will not have the voices of white actors in non-white characters Going forward.
After the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, he was appointed on the basis of racial justice in Hollywood and across the country. Ayo Idebiri replaced the slateE is Big mouth While Bell had a role Reunite with Amy Rever-Lampman. Bell will be on the show in a new TBD role.
“The issue, they call it the white wash thing if you do, it’s been going on for a while,” Hermann said during the Creative Ames virtual backstage. “The tide has turned so much that it’s big now, but we’re in that water for a while. And I – not even out of the elders, but out of practice – I’ve always had in mind that a lot of actors are out; If we are saying that this is an important part of a character they have a specific background, the best way to do that is to find an actor from that background. “
He added: “But it begs the strange question, ‘What if you didn’t get any actors from that group for representation purposes?’ Or ‘What if that actor is the worst actor in the world?’ “The best thing that privileged people can do is try to understand it logically, take a flyer; it certainly feels like the right thing to do is not write.” This guy looks like this’ and then throw away someone who doesn’t impress anyone who looks like that.
“It’s not throwing anyone under the bus who’s doing it, because it’s been a long time coming,” he said Rick and Morty EP released. “We are honored because we have a sci-fi show and three-thirds of the characters are from a different planet.”
EP Scott Murder added, “I support the movement, and I think it’s moving in the right direction.”
Rick and Morty Rick is called out of one of the title characters, voiced by the series’ co-producer / EP Justin Roland, whose last name is Sanchez. However, his background was never discussed on the show.