Date: 4 months ago   Category: Cinema

Refused to black actresses leading roles in "Witcher"


Freya Allan and Ania Shalotra will play the leading female roles in series "Witcher" from service of Netflix. The Hollywood Reporter reports about it. Allan will play a role of the girl Tsiri, entrusted Shalotra the character Yennifer from Vengerberg. Earlier fans of the saga declared boycott to the preparing series. The audience went to a demarche against the background of rumors that for Tsiri's role are going to take the black actress. Rumors were spread after one of users of the forum Reset Era found the announcement of search of the young actress for series. In requirements it was specified that she has to be "black, the Asian or the representative of other ethnic minorities". Against the background of the run high scandal the show runner of series Lauren Hissrich promised that will not change race of characters in the book, but in series by all means there will be representatives of minorities. Her words, however, did not calm admirers of a franchize.5 of September Hissrich declared that Geralt from Riviya in series "Witcher" will be played by Henry Kavill famous on a role of the Superman. The first book of the cycle "The Saga about the Witcher" under the name "Last Desire" appeared in 1986. In total in a series nine works. In the center of a plot — the witcher Geralt from Riviya trading in extermination of monsters. The last novel "Sagas about the Witcher" — "A season of thunderstorms" appeared in 2013. Based on books a series of video games from CD Projekt Red.Bolshe studio of important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel was also created. Subscribe!

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