Natalie Portman, Alex Garland address accusations of whitewashing in Annihilation

Natalie Portman, Alex Garland address accusations of whitewashing in Annihilation

Natalie Portman’s ‘Annihilation’ Whitewashing Reaction Shows How Seriously She Takes This IssuenAlex Garland’s upcoming Annihilation, the film adaptation of the first novel in Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach trilogy, features a core cast made up almost entirely of women: Natalie Portman, Gina Rodriguez, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tuva Novotny, and Tessa Thompson. On top of that, the cast includes women of color, and also has them playing a team of badass scientists who journey into a dangerous,…

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Finn Wittrock Will Join Renée Zellweger in Judy Garland Biopic

Finn Wittrock Will Join Renée Zellweger in Judy Garland Biopic

Finn Wittrock Set to Join Renee Zellwegger In Upcoming Judy Garland BiopicnFinn Wittrock, who appeared in the recent Broadway revivals of The Glass Menagerie and Death of a Salesman, has been cast in the upcoming Judy Garland film Judy, according to Deadline.

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Annihilation director Alex Garland addresses whitewashing controversy

Annihilation director Alex Garland addresses whitewashing controversy

‘Annihilation’ Criticized for \”White-Washed Casting\”nMidway through our interview, Alex Garland stopped me. He was worried. The Ex Machina auteur had been working on bringing the blisteringly thrilling and terrifying Jeff VanderMeer novel, Annihilation, to the big screen for years. In fact, he even began working on a script before either of VanderMeer’s remaining Southern Reach trilogy stories were published. So, when talking to a book fan, he was quick to temper expectations.

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Annihilation Director Alex Garland Called Out by Asian-American Group for Reported Whitewashing

Annihilation Director Alex Garland Called Out by Asian-American Group for Reported Whitewashing

‘Annihilation’ Director Alex Garland Says His Upcoming TV Series Is More Like ‘Ex Machina’ and ‘Never Let Me Go …nIn said AMA, a question came up about a further sequel to 28 Days Later, which has been in the books for quite some time. Garland penned the first film, and was executive producer on its follow-up, 28 Weeks Later. There had been talk about a trilogy-closer, 28 Months Later, in the years directly after the release…

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