Moves come on the heels of ‘Big Mouth’ and ‘Central Park’ creators’ decision to recast biracial characters with Black or biracial actors.
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Creators of both animated comedies apologize for casting white actors in roles for people of color, promising to make changes and be more responsible on such issues moving forward.
Darlene Caamaño Loquet, Liz Paulson, and Camille Eden join studio in newly created roles to oversee movies, casting and talent development, and recruitment.
Raphael Bob-Waksburg defends casting Alison Brie as Diane Nguyen, but says today he would not cast white actors in non-white roles.
Crew also is set for director Jon Favreau’s live action version of the animated classic, due in theaters in 2019.
Revamped take on the series will feature Omar Miller, Ben Schwartz, Josh Brener and Brandon Mychal Smith as the pizza-loving crime fighters.