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David Ayer responds to backlash over 'brownface' casting of Shia LaBeouf in The Tax Collector

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

It's worth noting that most actors wouldn't have a career at all if they were the 34-year-old Daytime Emmy winner, whose sixth arrest was in 2017
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Shia LaBeouf accused of brownface in The Tax Collector prompting director to respond

Shia LaBeouf accused of brownface in The Tax Collector prompting director to respond

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Shia LaBeouf's new movie The Tax Collector is at the centre of backlash
Shia LaBeouf's new movie The Tax Collector has caused a stir as the actor is accused of using ‘brownface' to seemingly portray a man of Mexican descent.
However, the film's director David Ayer has hit back at the claims and insists Shia is playing a white man - although the character is heavily influenced by Latinx culture.
The criticism was sparked when the The Tax Collector trailer was released last week, showing Shia playing a gangster working for a crime lord and appearing to speak with a ‘cholo' accent.
A ‘cholo'...
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