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Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya on Samuel L. Jackson’s Comments: ‘I Resent That I Have to Prove I’m Black’ Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya on Samuel L. Jackson’s Comments: ‘I Resent That I Have to Prove I’m Black’

Daniel Kaluuya has a few words for Samuel L. Jackson about being black. Last week Jackson questioned why Kaluuya, a British actor, was cast in Get Out, a movie that tackles race in the U.S., instead of an African-American actor, and said the role would have resonated more with an African-American actor.

Samuel L. Jackson Wonders What Get Out Would Have Been Like With ‘an American Brother’ as Lead Samuel L. Jackson Wonders What Get Out Would Have Been Like With ‘an American Brother’ as Lead

Samuel L. Jackson has some thoughts about black British actors securing American roles instead of African Americans, suggesting that perhaps black Americans could add some authenticity, especially when dealing with culturally specific things like America’s struggles with interracial relationships.

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