Monday, August 22, 2011

Teen British actress with CP: Able-bodied actors in disabled roles 'like blacking up'

From The Irish Independent:Casting able-bodied actors in disabled roles is as repulsive as having white actors "black up" to play black roles, an Irish actor in the latest summer blockbuster has said.Storme Toolis, 18, (pictured) whose father is investigative journalist Kevin Toolis from Achill in Co Mayo, was delighted to land a role in the feature film adaptation of the Channel 4 sitcom 'The