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Poll: Black Actors in Traditionally White Roles

Color-blind casting is becoming more prevalent as well as black actors being cast as characters traditionally played by or originally written as a white person. Which of these re-castings worked best for you?

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Results of 693 votes:

  1. 1.

    Bernie Casey in Never Say Never Again (1983)

     
    Never Say Never Again (1983) - Bernie Casey as Felix Leiter (previously played by Jack Lord and others)
  2. 2.

    Samuel L. Jackson in The Avengers (2012)

     
    The Avengers (2012) - Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury (previously played by David Hasselhoff)
  3. 3.

    Ludacris in Max Payne (2008)

     
    Max Payne (2008) - Chris Bridges as Jim Bravura (Bravura has been portrayed as white in the original video game)

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