I don’t want to play just the black guy in films. I want the scripts Leonardo DiCaprio doesn’t have time for. Joseph Gordon-Levitt isn’t available? Call me.
Michael B. Jordan, who plays Oscar Grant in the brilliant Fruitvale Station, humorously describing his excitement about the fact that he’s now getting to meet with casting directors to talk about roles not specifically written for African-Americans.
Read the full interview at Backstage Magazine.