It feels pretty groundbreaking for me and I feel a sense of pride. I had a general meeting with the heads of casting before I even knew about "Jane The Virgin" months before my audition. I remember sitting in the waiting room and watching on the monitors the trailers of the CW shows airing at that time and thinking to myself "where are the people of color?" "What am I doing here?" "I don't fit this CW mold."
Artistic directors, casting directors, directors, anyone involved with casting... we have to do better. We need to diversify. We need to start casting in a way that looks like the world that we live in. Casting predominantly white and male is antiquated. I will no longer change myself in any way for you.
Actor, producer, screenwriter and author Diane Keaton is undeniably one of the greatest actors to have graced the silver screen. Shining alongside such luminaries as Katharine Hepburn, Audrey Hepburn, Cicely Tyson and Meryl Streep, Diane Keaton has meticulously crafted her art into a Hollywood legacy.