April 16, 2024 2:31 pm

John Leguizamo Says He Was Once Told Two Latinos Couldn't be in the Same Movie
John Leguizamo Says He Was Once Told Two Latinos Couldn't be in the Same Movie

John Leguizamo Says He Was Once Told Two Latinos Couldn’t be in the Same Movie

In a recent statement, actor John Leguizamo who is known for hits such as Moulin Rouge!, John Wick, and Encanto, stated that casting directors generally chose white actors over Latinos. According to him, this happens even when the original roles were supposed to be played by Latin stars. Leguizamo revealed in an interview with Insider that he had once lost out on an opportunity to play a Latin character purely due to a director’s aversion to casting more than one Latin actor in his film.

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​In a recent interview, John Leguizamo talked about his frustration at the lack of Latino representation in the entertainment industry. Read More