- Posted April 13, 2014 by
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Should the new movie "Gods Of Egypt feature an all white cast?
Australian filmmaker Alex Proyas announced his final casting choice for his upcoming epic, "The Gods of Egypt". He is casting the Danish actor "Nikolaj Coster-Waldau" (famed for his works on the Game of Thrones) as the Egyptian god Ra. Some may look at this and say so what, but if you look a little deeper there is a big problem with the selection of the whole cast. This film is based on ancient Africa. The race of the Ancient Egyptians has long been debated and I guess you can say that its a matter of opinion. Lets stop though and just think about this for a minute. We are still talking about Africa and to say that the majority of people that live in Africa are not black would just be a plain lie. I feel this film should have a much larger black cast and thousands of other people feel that same way I do. There was a petition made against this film and I support it 100 percent. We can't allow people to distort African history any longer. You can view the petition by using this link.