This B-list television actor is furious about this A-list actor’s recent success.
He feels they were afforded “a hundred more” opportunities because of their ethnicity and gender.
A lot of people feel the same way and I would expect someone of stature to come out and say something. Source: http://thegossiplife.com
B- list: Terrence Howard
A- list: Ryan Reynolds
Someone of stature: Lexi Alexander (Director Lexi Alexander on Supergirl and Lots More)
“Exactly. Look at Ryan Reynolds for example. I don’t dislike the guy, but what actor of color or female actress would have been given as many opportunities as Ryan Reynolds got before he had a hit with Deadpool? He played not just one, but several superheroes, that failed at the box office, and got to make another? It’s just that failure on that larger scale doesn’t exist for them the way it exists for women. For them it’s an exception, not proof. And Paul is right. If this movie fails, I don’t think we’ll see a lot of female action-comedies for a long time.”