Season 3 of “True Detective” starring Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley?
Maybe for a laugh or 2, sure, go ahead.
Our friends at Bleacher Report released a fun look at O’Neal and Barkley auditioning for the hit HBO series, which recently cast its season 2 leads.
In the clip, “talent scout” Adam Lefkoe auditions both gentlemen, with Shaq in the role Matthew McConaughey played, and Barkley as Woody Harrelson’s character.
But to speak seriously, might producers of the series ever cast black actors in its starring roles? I’m doubtful, but I’m certainly willing to be surprised. Although, quite frankly, I’d love to see black content creators already in the business explore the entire list of genres – especially thrillers, mystery/suspense, horror, fantasy, sci-fi – and not just the usual comedies or soap operas.