Michal B Jordan wanted to play roles that were meant for white actors

Vastavam web: “Black Panther” star Michal B Jordan has said that post his criticially-acclaimed film “Fruitvale Station” he only wanted to play roles that were meant for white actors.During Variety’s Actors on Actors series, the 31-year-old actor told fellow actor Issa Rae after the Ryan Coogler-directed film he made a decision to not audition for roles which were specifically written for black people.Rae, best known for creating and starring in HBO’s “Insecure”, discussed the positive change in Hollywood and recalled how she was sent roles she was not sure she would be able to get because of her race.

“If it were a leading woman of a certain type, I just knew the type that they would go for, so I’m just not going to even bother,” Rae said.