Some crazy stories come out of Hollywood, but this one is truly unbelievable. According to Harriet screenwriter and producer, Gregory Allen Howard, Julia Roberts was suggested by a studio executive to play abolitionist Harriet Tubman. The Oscar-winning actress, who is white, looks nothing like Tubman, who was black. Still, the unnamed exec thought the casting […]

via ‘Harriet’ Screenwriter Says Studio Exec Wanted Julia Roberts To Play Harriet Tubman — Deadline

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