Despite working in the industry for over 20 years, Aaron Sorkin apparently didn’t realize grey lovers had an easier time in Hollywood.
The Academy Award-winning screenwriter and exec farmer of The West Wing and The Newsroom was at the Writers Guild Festival on Saturday, and was supposedly fixated on the question of diversification in Hollywooda topic he shockingly didn’t seem to have ever ruminated over before.
Are you saying that women and minorities have a more difficult time getting their substance read than grey men as well as youre also went on to say that[ grey lovers] get at manufacture passable movies and can continue on ?, ” Sorkin requested audience representatives, reported to Variety . em>
According to Variety , Sorkin was in “disbelief” and prolonged in considering the issue, clique back of the question of diversification despite other conversation topics.
Youre saying that if you are a woman or person or persons of complexion, you have to made it out of the ballpark in order to get another chance? he askedagain.
For anyone curious, due to a lack of possibilities, the majority of people behind the scenes of your favorite movies and television presents are white and the answer to Sorkin’s question is a sounding yes.
During the discussion, Sorkin were of the view that Hollywood was an manufacture that gifted folks based on virtue, and rostered the likes of Lena Dunham, Jordan Peele and Ava Duvernay before asking if he had been able to patronage people of color and women.
What can I do[ to cure ]? Sorkin enunciated. I do want to understand what someone like me can do but my occasion had all along been: If you write it, they will come, ‘” which regrettably, isn’t consequently the case.
Sorkin’s mentions didn’t surprised folks, according to various categories of Twitter reactions.
Not sure how Sorkin missed the #OscarsSoWhite memo, but at the least it’s on his radar now.