Wednesday, Bridgerton The Regé-Jean Page escape appeared to respond to the claim that he was denied a key role in the Syfy / DC series, Krypton, because of his race.
“Hearing about these conversations hurts no less now than it did back then. Clarifications almost hurt more [to be honest]The actor tweeted. “I always do my thing. We are still doing the job. We are still flying.
Although Page did not clarify that he was specifically talking about Krypton, the word “fly” seemed to be a pretty obvious indicator that he was referring to the Superman-centric show.
Hearing about these conversations hurts no less now than it did back then. The clarifications almost hurt more.
I always do my thing.
We are still doing the job.
We are still flying.
– Régé-Jean page (@regejean) April 7, 2021
Page’s comments follow an interview with Ray Fisher, published yesterday by The Hollywood Reporter. As Fisher discussed the alleged racism and misconduct of Warner Bros., DC Films co-founder Geoff Johns and others, on covers on Justice League, the play also focused on Johns’ alleged problematic behavior outside of that particular production.
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Apparently, Page auditioned for the role of Superman’s grandfather, Seg-El, before Bridgertonthe beginnings of, with the creators of Krypton expressing their enthusiasm “to do non-traditional casting”. Subsequently, however, Page learned that he would not get the role. While overseeing the series, Johns reportedly said that “Superman couldn’t have a black grandfather,” according to multiple sources. The THR article suggested that the executive had vetoed Page’s involvement, while rejecting the idea of making superhero Adam Strange gay or bisexual.
Created by David S. Goyer and Damian Kindler, Krypton takes place roughly 200 years before Superman was born, highlighting the untold story of the superhero’s grandfather and his fight for justice on his home planet. The role of Seg-El would ultimately go to Cameron Cuffe.