In the latest issue of JET, the trio opens up about some of the roadblocks black actors struggle with in Hollywood.
Nia Long on getting the movie made:
“It wasn’t like we were just able to make this movie; we had to go through a process. So I feel successful in that alone….”
Sanaa Lathan on the portrayal of African-Americans in films:
“We as moviegoers want to see ourselves. A lot of Black films that have been out lately have been of a certain…stereotype and humor. This has a lot more depth. It’s not fitting the mold of what’s out now.
Taye Diggs on how films have changed since The Best Man:
“Our films were really starting to explode and it was an interesting time. But then, people started making movies without us in them…Sadly, we’re still slaves to a system we don’t really count.
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