1. John Leguizamo Slams James Franco’s Casting as Fidel Castro: ‘He Ain’t Latino! How Is This Still Going On?’  Variety
  2. John Leguizamo Slams James Franco's Reported Casting as Fidel Castro in New Film: 'He Ain't Latino!'  PEOPLE
  3. James Franco's Casting As Fidel Castro In 'Alina Of Cuba' Spurs Online And Industry Backlash  HuffPost
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John Leguizamo does not want James Franco playing Fidel Castro.John Leguizamo does not want James Franco playing Fidel Castro.

John Leguizamo Slams James Franco Casting as Fidel Castro: Not Latino! - Variety

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“I don’t got a prob with Franco but he ain’t Latino!” Leguizamo said. “I don’t got a prob with Franco but he ain’t Latino!” Leguizamo said.

John Leguizamo criticizes James Franco's casting as Fidel Castro, film’s producer responds | GMA

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'How is Hollywood excluding us but stealing our narratives as well?' John Leguizamo said amid news of James Franco's reported casting as Fidel Castro'How is Hollywood excluding us but stealing our narratives as well?' John Leguizamo said amid news of James Franco's reported casting as Fidel Castro

John Leguizamo Slams James Franco Casting as Fidel Castro in New Film

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Backlash follows Thursday's announcement that Franco will star in the upcoming indie film "Alina of Cuba"Backlash follows Thursday's announcement that Franco will star in the upcoming indie film "Alina of Cuba"

James Franco Casting as Fidel Castro Sparks Backlash

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James Franco To Play Fidel Castro In 'Alina Of Cuba'; Mia Maestro Also SetJames Franco To Play Fidel Castro In 'Alina Of Cuba'; Mia Maestro Also Set

James Franco To Play Fidel Castro In ‘Alina Of Cuba’; Mia Maestro Also Set – Deadline

John Leguizamo is taking to social media to slam Hollywood executives for casting James Franco as the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. “How is this still going on? How is Hollywood excluding us, but stealing our narratives as well?,” Leguizamo said on Instagram. “No more appropriation Hollywood and streamers! Boycott! This F’d up!” The post […]John Leguizamo is taking to social media to slam Hollywood executives for casting James Franco as the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. “How is this still going on? How is Hollywood excluding…

‘He ain’t Latino!’: John Leguizamo slams casting of James Franco for Castro film | KTLA

A year after settling a sex misconduct suit, James Franco is set to play Fidel Castro in an upcoming biopic about the late Cuban leader's daughter.A year after settling a sex misconduct suit, James Franco is set to play Fidel Castro in an upcoming biopic about the late Cuban leader's daughter.

James Franco cast as Fidel Castro 3 years after sex misconduct suit

John Leguizamo Outraged On James Franco Casting As Fidel Castro: "He Ain't Latino!"John Leguizamo Outraged On James Franco Casting As Fidel Castro: "He Ain't Latino!"

John Leguizamo Outraged On Non-Latino James Franco As Fidel Castro – Deadline

James Franco will portray Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro in the upcoming indie film 'Alina of Cuba.'James Franco will portray Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro in the upcoming indie film 'Alina of Cuba.'

James Franco to Play Cuban Fidel Castro in New Film - Variety

James Franco will play Fidel Castro in Miguel Bardem's 'Alina of Cuba,' which tells the real-life story of Castro's exiled daughter.James Franco will play Fidel Castro in Miguel Bardem's 'Alina of Cuba,' which tells the real-life story of Castro's exiled daughter.

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John Leguizamo took to Instagram to condemn the indie film Alina of Cuba's casting of James Franco as Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro."I don’t got a [problem] with Franco but he ain’t Latino!"

John Leguizamo Criticizes Casting James Franco as Fidel Castro

By Leah Asmelash, CNN James Franco has reportedly been cast as Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, and many Latino actors aren’t happy. Most notably, the prolific John Leguizamo, who recently voiced Bruno in Disney’s “Encanto,” blasted Franco’s casting on Instagram. Leguizamo argued that the role should have gone to a Latino actor instead. “How is this

John Leguizamo and other Latino actors call out James Franco's casting as Fidel Castro - KESQ

While Castro's daughter Alina Fernandez supported Franco's casting, actor John Leguizamo and others accused the filmmakers of cultural appropriation.While Castro's daughter Alina Fernandez supported Franco's casting, actor John Leguizamo and others accused the filmmakers of cultural appropriation.

James Franco's Casting As Fidel Castro In 'Alina Of Cuba' Spurs Online And Industry Backlash | HuffPost Entertainment

'The Disaster Artist' alum James Franco will play Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Miguel Bardem’s ''Alina of Cuba'' with Mía Maestro set to play Natalia “Naty” Revuelta, the Cuban-born socialite he has a passionate love affair with. Ana Villafañe is already set as Alina Fernandez aka Castro’s Daughter in the Jose Rivera and Nilo Cruz-penned

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Franco has been cast in Alina Of Cuba as Castro, opposite Mía Maestro and Ana VillafañeFranco has been cast in Alina Of Cuba as Castro, opposite Mía Maestro and Ana Villafañe

James Franco cast as Fidel Castro for some damn reason

Except, of course, Batgirl, which was canceled because Warner Bros. didn't "believe" in it.Except, of course, Batgirl, which was canceled because Warner Bros. didn't "believe" in it.

James Franco to Play Fidel Castro, Ezra Miller Movie Still on Because No One Actually Gets Canceled

It looks like James Franco is making his return to acting in an odd role by playing a notorious communist dictatorIt looks like James Franco is making his return to acting in an odd role by playing a notorious communist dictator

James Franco Returns To Acting To Play Notorious Communist Revolutionary

Many historical figures have been given new life onscreen by some of Hollywood’s most talented actors. From Marilyn Monroe to Albert Einstein, these figures' influence will be felt, and embodied, for generations to come. While many actors have had to undergo a huge physical transformation to fully embody a character, there are also quite a few actors who are lucky enough to show an uncanny resemblance to the character they’re portraying. It’s a blessing for the production, but it also adds so much to their performance. James Franco has been cast as Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in an upcoming Indie flick called 'Alina of Cuba.' The movie is named after Castro's daughter, Alina Fernandez, who will be played by actress Ana Villafañe. The real-life Fernandez is involved in the production as a biographical consultant, and reportedly approved of Franco's casting! The 44-year-old actor bears a striking resemblance to the communist leader, particularly when he lets his beard go natural. Photos of a scruffy-faced Franco at a film festival in June suggest he's already getting into character! Check out this gallery to see side-by-side photos of other actors who look strikingly similar to the people they played on screen.Many historical figures have been given new life onscreen by some of Hollywood’s most talented actors. From Marilyn Monroe to Albert Einstein, these figures' influence will be felt, and embodied, for generations to come. While many actors have had to undergo a huge physical transformation to fully embody a character, there are also quite a few actors who are lucky enough to show an uncanny resemblance to the character they’re portraying. It’s a blessing for the production, but it also adds so much to their performance. James Franco has been cast as Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro in an upcoming Indie flick called 'Alina of Cuba.' The movie is named after Castro's daughter, Alina Fernandez, who will be played by actress Ana Villafañe. The real-life Fernandez is involved in the production as a biographical consultant, and reportedly approved of Franco's casting! The 44-year-old actor bears a striking resemblance to the communist leader, particularly when he lets his beard go natural. Photos of a scruffy-faced Franco at a film festival in June suggest he's already getting into character! Check out this gallery to see side-by-side photos of other actors who look strikingly similar to the people they played on screen.

Actors who look like their real-life character

Three years after Franco’s sexual misconduct lawsuit, backlash ensues as he’s announced as Cuba’s former leader in new film.Three years after Franco’s sexual misconduct lawsuit, backlash ensues as he’s announced as Cuba’s former leader in new film.

Hollywood’s rhetoric on diversity & sexual violence merely for show with James Franco’s casting as Fidel Castro | Al Día News

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James Franco set to play Fidel Castro in Aline of Cuba | Entertainment | hazard-herald.com

Well we're getting a movie about Fidel Castro and James Franco is playing him....Well we're getting a movie about Fidel Castro and James Franco is playing him....

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The actor in 2018 was the subject of sexual misconduct allegations by several women, most of whom were his students.The actor in 2018 was the subject of sexual misconduct allegations by several women, most of whom were his students.

James Franco to play Fidel Castro in upcoming film

John Leguizamo addressed James Franco's controversial casting as Fidel Castro in an Instagram post. Find out what he wrote here.The Encanto actor slammed Franco's role in the upcoming film Alina of Cuba.

John Leguizamo Calls Out James Franco's Casting as Fidel Castro

James Franco was chosen to play Fidel Castro because he has a "similar facial structure" as the politician.James Franco was chosen to play Fidel Castro because he has a "similar facial structure" as the politician.

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Objections raised over James Franco's casting as Fidel Castro Objections raised over James Franco's casting as Fidel Castro

Objections raised over James Franco's casting as Fidel Castro

One user tweeted, 'Justin Trudeau wasn't available to play his Dad? That's too bad'One user tweeted, 'Justin Trudeau wasn't available to play his Dad? That's too bad'

'Medium-talent white guy': James Franco ROASTED for starring as Fidel Castro in biopic 'Alina of Cuba' | MEAWW

The producers of Alina Of Cuba go through great lengths to excuse casting known predator James Franco as one of Latin American's most influential figures.While I can think over 10+ reasons James Franco shouldn't play Fidel Castro, the producers found one to supersede all—digital "race science."

'Alina of Cuba' Using 'Race Science' To Excuse Casting James Franco. What? | The Mary Sue

Actor John Leguizamo is not happy about James Franco's new job. Franco, already mired in controversy and scandal, has been as Fidel Castro in a new independent movie. Leguizamo isn't upset because Franco has recently paid a $2 million settlement for sexual malfeasance in his acting classes. The

John Leguizamo Disapproves of James Franco’s Casting as Fidel Castro, But Not Because of Franco’s Scandals | Showbiz411

A number of actors of Latin descent are expressing their feelings about actor James Franco being cast as Fidel Castro in an upcoming movie.A number of Latin actors are understandably upset about the casting …

John Leguizamo and Others Criticize James Franco As Fidel Castro

James Franco was chosen to play Fidel Castro because he has a "similar facial structure" as the politician.James Franco was chosen to play Fidel Castro because he has a "similar facial structure" as the politician.

James Franco set to play Fidel Castro in Aline of Cuba | Entertainment | atchisonglobenow.com

John Leguizamo I took to Instagram to speak out against choosing James Franco Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro is represented in the upcoming independentJohn Leguizamo I took to Instagram to speak out against choosing James Franco Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro is represented in the upcoming independent

John Leguizamo Criticizes James Franco's Representation of Fidel Castro: He's Not Latino!

And as a very confident press release for the upcoming Castro biopic reminds usAnd as a very confident press release for the upcoming Castro biopic reminds us

James Franco Has the Same Physiognomy As Fidel Castro, As We All Know

Directed by Miguel Bardem, the film also stars Mia Maestro and Ana VillafaneDirected by Miguel Bardem, the film also stars Mia Maestro and Ana Villafane

James Franco to play Fidel Castro in Alina Of Cuba- Cinema express

James Franco cast as Cuban revolutionary turned politician Fidel Castro in Miguel Bardem's 'Alina of Cuba'.James Franco cast as Cuban revolutionary turned politician Fidel Castro in Miguel Bardem's 'Alina of Cuba'.

James Franco To Take Guns As Fidel Castro In 'Alina Of Cuba'

"How is Hollywood excluding us but stealing our narratives as well?" John Leguizamo says after James Franco's reported casting. Ana Navarro also chimed in."How is Hollywood excluding us but stealing our narratives as well?" John Leguizamo says after James Franco's reported casting. Ana Navarro also chimed in.

John Leguizamo slams James Franco's casting as Fidel Castro: 'He ain't Latino' [Video]

The film will follow Castro’s daughter, Alina Fernández Revuelta, and her true-life story as a Cuban exile turned social advocate.The film will follow Castro’s daughter, Alina Fernández Revuelta, and her true-life story as a Cuban exile turned social advocate.

James Franco will portray Fidel Castro in ‘Alina Of Cuba’

After the news that James Franco will be playing Cuban dictator Fidel Castro in a new movie, John Leguizamo had some choice words about the casting decision.After the news that James Franco will be playing Cuban dictator Fidel Castro in a new movie, John Leguizamo had some choice words about the casting decision.

John Leguizamo Blasts James Franco's Casting As Fidel Castro

The Hollywood actor will get convincing makeup and voice coaching to accurately portray the Cuban revolutionary.The Hollywood actor will get convincing makeup and voice coaching to accurately portray the Cuban revolutionary.

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