Tag: Foreign

Op-Ed: Why Cast an Actor to Fake an Accent when they could Cast Someone from that Region?

Op-Ed: Why Cast an Actor to Fake an Accent when they could Cast Someone from that Region?

Lately, I have seen a lot of movie-goers complaining, or even canceling movies and actors for interpreting accents that are not their own, instead of simply assigning the role to an actor from that accent’s region. This is regarded as accent discrimination, a type of exclusion where a professional actor who might have been great for a role is disregarded simply because they are not as mainstream as their more popular counterparts.

FIFA Allows Foreign Players and Coaches to Break Contracts with Russia

FIFA Allows Foreign Players and Coaches to Break Contracts with Russia

“Foreign players and coaches will have the right to unilaterally suspend their employment contracts until the end of the season in Russia,” said FIFA. FIFA said they will support Ukraine’s players during the time of the invasion. Some players are on short term contracts with Russia and they do not want to return there after the war is over. It is expected that about 100 players are looking for teams to join in for the new season.

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