Action Heroes Outsourced to Foreign Actors?
American brawn in short supply
- Duration 2:50
- Date Jul 22, 2011
American brawn in short supply
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The movie Captain America the first avenger hits theaters today and it for once the superhero is American.
Something that doesn't really happen very often in Hollywood these days Courtney -- also an American is here to explain.
Good morning guys weren't ready yet superheroes are being outsourced gone -- the days of American action stars like Bruce Willis.
Sylvester Stallone and Chuck Norris lately the classic American identified rolled.
Are going to foreign -- wise for example Christian Bale who played -- man in welts from Ryan Reynolds AKA the Green lantern is Canadian.
Andrew Garfield who is British was cast as Spiderman.
Australia's Chris Hemsworth is the war.
And British actor Henry -- bill will place Superman when the remake comes out into one -- well.
So where are all are big and brawny star spangled men according to one talent executive I spoke with they're simply not available or allow -- to act.
There aren't many American macho action based male leads that I can think of -- -- -- shortage -- -- and they're certainly is no shortage of of movies that they'd be appropriate for I think there's a certain stigma that perhaps persuades some of the folks who who would be good action heroes from going into.
Acting classes -- -- on edge.
Yeah that -- statement that it's cooler to place sports in high school than be in a drama club He also says male -- have been pushed down to separate paths.
Either the awkward quirky guy role like -- Seth -- Steve Carell and Jesse Eisenberg.
For the pretty boy it leave like Robert patents in -- -- Ron and Ashton picture.
Another problem many good actors have had success on cable shows like Jon -- on mad -- And movie studios don't want -- affiliation with a more recognizable well so we finally have a homegrown superhero Chris evidence -- Captain America.
But that's because the role was restricted to only American actors love it took months of casting.
And actor even said He was reluctant to do what He turned down the first couple offers.
By the way several countries will not use the title Captain America although they wouldn't say wire -- was for political reasons.
Marvel Comics and Paramount Pictures aside its market superhero flicks solely as the first avenger Russia Ukraine and South Korea.
You know South Korea doesn't renamed -- -- for distribution agreement -- -- and so it's usually for translation purposes that -- yet but you hear that.
We're big and brawny men out there yeah it's not your time to shine it's -- the go to dot cast dot com because there's.
That is the guy interview with lots of opportunities out there and I.
What I do one action hero or rock com.
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Got to really get everybody thank you very much.
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