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Marvel's Most Wanted has added a familiar face from the comics to its cast with Delroy Lindo (Malcolm X, Get Shorty, The Chicago Code), who will take on the role of Dominic Fortune. Dominic Fortune first appeared in 1975's Marvel Preview #2, in a story written and drawn by comics legend Howard Chaykin. A rogue and adventurer in the 1930s, Fortune craved wealth and excitement with his globe-trotting odysseys. Here's what Executive Producer/Head of Marvel Television, Jeph Loeb had to say in a statement.
"Dominic Fortune carries with him a cunning and charm but also a dangerous edge that only Delroy could bring to life. We're thrilled to have him join the show."
Delroy Lindo's first major role as Herald Loomis in August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone earned him a Tony Award nomination, leading to his breakout screen performance in Malcolm X. Since then, Lindo has »
Last week's Oscar nominations were more controversial than ever this year, since, for the second year in a row, no African-American actor or actress was nominated. This lead to stars such as Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith and filmmaker Spike Lee to boycott the awards ceremony, with Oscar nominee Mark Ruffalo revealing this week that he's mulling the possibility of shunning the ceremony as well. Another Oscar nominee, 45 Years star Charlotte Rampling, had a much different take on this hot-button topic, revealing in an interview with French radio network Europe 1 that the controversy is actually racist to white people.
"It is racist to whites. You never know if it was really the case. But perhaps the black players do not deserve to be in the final stretch. Why classify people? These days everyone is more or less accepted ... People will always say: 'Him, he's less handsome'; 'Him, he's too black' »
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