Alfre Woodard, who is starring in the new Tyler Perry flick The Family That Preys, did a Q&A with Premiere.com and had this to say about women of color these days in Hollywood: "You see more African-American [women] onscreen, I guess, but it's hardly anything to crow about. It's not just African-American women - it's Latinas, Asian-American women. The film business remains the last bastion of close-minded and uncreative behavior in terms of the way we see human beings…No other the industry is this backwards in terms of not putting the best person for the task up to the task, rather than assuming you're a specialty act. It's, 'I'm not going to let Rosalind Chao play the museum curator unless it says 'Chinese-American woman,'' and then they're going to make her say, at some point, something about some noodles." [Premiere]
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