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Regé-Jean Page was “hurt” to learn race was factor in ‘Superman’ rejection

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Bridgerton star Regé-Jean Page has said he was “hurt” that he might have been turned down to star in Krypton because of his skin colour.According to the Hollywood Reporter, the series, which focuses on the backstory of Superman’s grandfather, was “passionate about doing some nontraditional casting”.Their sources suggest that Page accordingly auditioned for the part, before DC Films co-founder Geoff Johns reportedly said Superman “could not have a Black grandfather”.Responding to the news on Twitter yesterday (April 7), Page wrote: “Hearing about these conversations hurts no less now than it did back then.

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