Brooklyn 9-9 star Melissa Fumero has known as out the whitewashed casting of the Quebec remake of the comedy collection.
Following the discharge of the primary trailer for Escouade 99, the shot-for-shot French-Canadian remake, Fumero responded to the truth that her character Amy Santiago, a Latina lady, has now been rewritten as Fanny, a white lady performed by Mylène Mackay.
Fumero additionally acknowledged that Rosalie, performed by Rosa Diaz, had now been rewritten as a white character. “I’m out of the blue curious in regards to the Latina inhabitants in Quebec. Simply sayin’,” the actress tweeted.
“I’ve been eager about this rather a lot,” Fumero continued, “and it principally comes right down to this… whereas I perceive the Latina inhabitants is v small in Quebec (& what number of of them are humorous actors?) the Amy n Rosa roles may’ve gone to ANY BIPOC so it’s disappointing to see that missed alternative.
“Moreover, I like actors so I don’t imply to disgrace these actresses, it’s not their fault… it’s as much as the choice makers.”
She added: “Additionally, you guyssssss Amy is just not horny ON PURPOSE. In order that bums me out too. Lastly, if the present is profitable I hope the creators take that chance to rent extra BIPOC in supporting and visitor roles.”
Escouade 99 follows “a gaggle of endearing and out of the strange detectives who struggle crime at Escouade 99 in Quebec Metropolis,” and can air on September 17. Watch the trailer beneath:
Découvrez les premières photos de la nouvelle série originale Escouade 99, une adaptation québécoise de la série à succès Brooklyn 9-9 réalisée par Patrick Huard.
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Season eight of Brooklyn 9-9 is presently in pre-production, with all episodes being re-written in light of the Black Lives Matter movement.