Nepotism in the movies: it's time to call out the acting school of mum and dad

In an interview with Variety at the premiere of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Maya Hawke denied that a personal connection led to her being cast in Quentin Tarantino’s latest film. Maya is the daughter of frequent Tarantino collaborator Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke

The Guardian says that nepotism has to be considered wrong. Inequalities in film are now being met with initiatives to correct, for instance, gender and racial disparities. But children of rich actors never seem to have trouble finding work also propagates systemic inequality.

Eliminating nepotism, we may end up with an industry that is more open to recognising and paying talent fairly and reflecting a diverse, complex society.

The children of Melanie Griffith and Kurt Russell, Goldie Hawn, Bono, Will Smith and Johnny Depp are now becoming stars.


Worst case of nepotism in Hollywood, ONTD?