GAME OF THRONES Star Kit Harington Wants To Know Why A Gay Actor Hasn't Starred In A Marvel Movie

GAME OF THRONES Star Kit Harington Wants To Know Why A Gay Actor Hasn't Starred In A Marvel Movie

Game of Thrones star Kit Harington is busy promoting his new movie The Death and Life of John F. Donovan, and the actor has some thoughts about Marvel Studios not casting a gay actor as a superhero...

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has promised that more LGBTQ characters are coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe during Phase 4, and while that's definitely exciting, Game of Thrones star Kit Harington is more interested in why an openly gay actor hasn't been cast in the MCU as a superhero. 

An argument could, of course, be made that someone's sexuality shouldn't factor into who 
they're cast as and why, but Harington offered a strong explanation about why it does actually matter quite a lot. 

"There’s a big problem with masculinity and homosexuality that they can’t somehow go hand in hand," he explained. "That we can’t have someone in a Marvel movie who’s gay in real life and plays some super hero. I mean, when is that going to happen?" It's easy to see where he's coming from but a gay actor playing a straight superhero isn't quite as important as gay characters being shown on screen and serving as role models in the same way Black Panther has to the black community. 

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