Daveed Diggs: 6 Things You Might Not Know About The Hamilton Star

by Jeremy Spirogis
Daveed Diggs: 6 Things You Might Not Know About The Hamilton Star

The Concept For Blindspotting Came From Daveed Diggs’ Poetry Collaborations With Rafael Casal

In Blindspotting, Daveed Diggs performs a person whose practically ended parole is threatened by tragic circumstances and the problematic actions of his greatest friend (Rafael Casal). The 2018 comedy-drama is wealthy in themes of racial rigidity, gentrification, and different deeply urgent subjects for its time, which makes the conclusion that Diggs and Casal, recognized greatest for his spoken phrase performances, had been engaged on the screenplay for the higher a part of a decade all of the extra stunning.

The real-life associates, friends since they met at Berkeley High School, spoke to Rolling Stone about how the event got here from an concept to translate their poetic collaborations right into a characteristic movie providing an sincere depiction of their hometown of Oakland, solely to see their imaginative and prescient change into all of the extra related by the point the critically acclaimed story was realized.

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