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Old 07-01-2013, 04:44 PM   #116
Eddie Dean
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Default Re: The Official Lex Luthor Casting Thread - Part 8

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Originally Posted by Kevin Smith View Post
If there were a run where Lex was black for sometime or they did it in an Earth 2 thing and it was big like Ultimate Marvel and made sense, then yeah, I would be okay with it.
WHY??? I don't understand your logic!


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But yeah, unless it's in the comics, it's not okay. Yeah, there's a ton of stupid **** in the comics, and this is where the movie creative decisions come in and they have a chance to change that and/or do something better. But to take something that works and is more than fine the way it is and is established and well known and change it just becauuuse... "eh, let's make him a black guy!" is wrong to me. Zero reason for it whatsoever other than somebody wanted to change it just for the hell of it.
Or maybe an actor is really talented and a perfect fit for Luthor, but it just happens that he's black?

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