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Idris Elba: skin colour not a factor in Thor role

There are 3 comments on the Telegraph.co.uk story from Apr 27, 2010, titled Idris Elba: skin colour not a factor in Thor role. In it, Telegraph.co.uk reports that:

The actor also warned against pigeon-holing his title role in the new series Luther as ''a black detective''. Elba, an associate producer on BBC crime drama Luther, told the TV Times: ''I think we'll put ourselves in a corner if we just describe Luther as a black detective.

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pat brown

Kingsport, TN

#1 Apr 27, 2010
there a problem
pat brown

Kingsport, TN

#2 Apr 27, 2010
i think he is a nery handsome man

Since: Jun 09

Saint Louis, MO

#4 Apr 28, 2010
as a supporting character, i'm fine with it, but if there's a character that is known as being a certain way, then he needs to be played by an actor that fits the bill. Sorry, but Thor can't be anything other than a muscular white guy. THor can't be black, can't be a woman, and can't be tiny. So he'll be fine in his role, since he's just a supporting character.

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