A producer once told me if we have 2 Black actors in the show, "then we're the Black show."— Glen Mazzara (@glenmazzara) June 23, 2021
Glen Mazzara retweeted an article about the issue of colorism in the industry
The article mentioned how from Hollywood to Bollywood, the media has a long history of favoring lighter skin, "and that message translates into real-world consequences."
Glen Mazzara also shared stories about colorism issues that he has witnessed with executives.
Mazzara is known as an executive producer, showrunner of The Walking Dead, The Shield, ...
I pushed back on all of this. Showrunners MUST talk about inclusion, equity, and representation in their first conversation with the execs. You gotta say it's important to you at the jump.— Glen Mazzara (@glenmazzara) June 23, 2021
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