What do you think about the increasing diversity represented in this year’s Academy Award nominees?
“There are more minorities that have been nominated this year; however, the movie industry needs to do more as a whole to reflect our society.”
“If you have more variety, there’s more to offer. If you just have the same thing over and over, it gets boring. I don’t like to get stuck with the same pattern over and over again. I like diversity.”
Charlie Hernandez, Jr.
“I would say that in the early years, maybe it wasn’t so diverse, but now I think people are much more understanding of seeing that in every aspect of entertainment. I think it’s good.”
“I think it’s wonderful. I think that it’s been a long time coming. I think that now, because it is a more immediate situation, that we need to be recognized in every genre, even in acting.”
“I’m very excited about it, only because it kind of represents a new direction that Hollywood might be taking.”
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