TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 07: Actress Susan Sarandon receiving a hand massage at the Variety Studio At Holt Renfrew during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival on September 7, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Variety)
The Hollywood ingenue is typically young, thin, pretty, talented and white. So what do you do when your film stars an overweight, unknown black woman? Get Tyler Perry and Oprah involved.