[LMB] OT: men

Beatrice_Otter beatrice_otter at haugensgalleri.com
Thu Jul 19 20:38:49 BST 2018


On Fri, Jul 13, 2018 at 10:18 AM, Carol Botteron <cjbotteron at gmail.com>wrote:
> Carol:  For an early episode of Babylon 5, J. Michael Straczynski asked
> casting for a dozen people to play ship captains in a meeting.  They sent a
> dozen white men in their 40s.  He complained and casting told him that was
> the default; if he wanted more diversity he had to specify.  After that, he
> did.

From: Sylvia McIvers
You mean it really is the default??? By policy????
Do you have a date for that anecdote, and is it before or after 2012?

Beatrice Otter wrote:I don't know when the anecdote was told, but Babylon 5 ran from 1994 to 1998.


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