Hollywood’s disability problem goes way beyond Bryan Cranston

I’ve haven’t seen “The Upside,” and I’m pretty sure I never will. The movie, which comes out Jan. 11, stars “Breaking Bad” actor Bryan Cranston as a quadriplegic billionaire named Phillip Lacasse who hires a former felon to be his caretaker.

So far, the movie has received mediocre ratings — but that’s not why I refuse to see it. As a disabled woman, what I’m not OK with is that Cranston is an able-bodied man playing a disabled character.

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Topics:
Arts, Culture, Sport, Recreation

Author:
Wendy Lu

Source:
HuffPost

Date published:
Thu 10th Jan, 2019