Michelle Rodriguez Is Playing A Transgender Assassin In A New Film And People Aren't Happy
The actress has sparked a conversation among the transgender community.
Michelle Rodriguez has found herself amidst a Twitter storm among the transgender community this week, after she was cast as a trans character in new film (Re) Assignment.
The actress will play a male assassin who is turned into a woman by a rogue doctor, but many believe that the role should have gone to someone who is actually transgender.
This comes after Matt Bomer was also recently cast as a trans sex worker in Anything, news which saw Sense8 star Jamie Clayton call them both out on Twitter.
'I really hope you both choose to do some actual good for the trans community one day,' she wrote.
Rodriguez and Bomer's casting is seen as a step back for trans actors who are trying to make it in Hollywood, as they find themselves time and time again replaced by big name stars.