John Leguizamo opposes casting James Franco as Fidel Castro: “Enough of this Hollywood appropriation!”

After the escalation James Franco to the role of the Cuban politician Fidel Castrothe actor John Leguizamo used his social media to criticize the lineup.

“How is this still happening? How is Hollywood excluding us but also stealing our narratives? Enough of this Hollywood appropriation! Boycott! That’s over! This is a very difficult story to tell without aggrandizement (which would be wrong!) I have nothing against Franco, but he is not Latino!” We legalize.

About to start filming in Colombia, franc will live Castro in Alina de Cuba, a film directed by Miguel Bardemthe script is signed by Jose Riverafrom The Motorcycle Diaries, and the writer Nile Cruz.

Mía Maestro will play Natalia “Naty” Revuelta, a Cuban socialite who became romantically involved with the political leader, Ana Villafañe will play Alina, daughter of Revuelta e Castro, a critic of her father’s government.

Born in Colombia, We legalize is a staunch supporter of Latino representation in Hollywood.

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