Samuel L Jackson criticises black British actors who take African-American roles, John Boyega responds


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Samuel L Jackson – who is currently promoting the film Kong: Skull Island – has criticised the casting of black British actors in films concerning Americans race relations. Speaking to New York radio station Hot 97, the actor spoke candidly about the film Get Out, which stars British actor Daniel Kaluuya – best known for his role in Black Mirror episode ‘Fifteen Million Merits’ – as an African-American man who interacts with white liberal Americans. “I think it’s great [Get Out]’s doing everything it’s doing and people are loving it,” Jackson told the station. “But… I know the young brother who’s in the movie, and he’s British.


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