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Old 08-27-2013, 12:50 PM   #11
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Default Re: a lot of older actors taking on superhero roles

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Originally Posted by kedrell View Post
Amy Adams was 38 in MoS and I never head one word about her being too old. FTR, she's 8 years older than Cavill. Paltrow's in her 40's by now and still looks great.
In a couple of the casting threads -- I recall Wonder Woman specifically -- guys were saying that no woman older than 25 should be cast as a superheroine because they'd be too old. That's a common attitude towards actresses.

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It’s something that’s easy to take for granted, growing up in the United States as a white male, that my cinematic heroes look like me...It’s something that over the course of these ten years, having a certain amount of power over what type of movies are made and what type of actors we hire, I want everybody to have that feeling. We don’t take it for granted that people want to see themselves reflected in our heroes and our characters.
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