Quebec adaptation of ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ faces backlash from actors, Quebecers

MONTREAL — Quebec’s French-language adaptation associated with the popular American police comedy, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” is using heat prior to the very very first episode airs — in one for the actors when you look at the initial show.

Generated by ComediHa! and available on Videotron’s Club illico, the show follows the comedic hijinks of the disorganized but police that is effective and it is a French-language type of the NBC show featuring Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher, Melissa Fumero, and Stephanie Beatriz.

However when Videotron circulated a trailer for “Escouade 99,” among the actors when you look at the initial U.S. show took issue using the not enough Hispanic representation in the Quebecois cast.

Fumero, a Latina actress whom plays Detective Amy Santiago in “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” tweeted that watching the trailer had been like “peeking through another measurement.”

Then again she observed with another tweet lamenting exactly exactly how her character had been played when you look at the French-language variation with a white actress. Another character in the U.S. variation, Rosa, played by other Latina Beatriz, normally played with a woman that is white.

I’ve been thinking about any of it a complete great deal, also it essentially boils down to the. So it’s disappointing to see that missed opportunity while I understand the Latina population is v small in Quebec (& how many of them are funny actors?) the Amy n Rosa roles could’ve gone to ANY BIPOC.

“Gotta (say) though after viewing this . I am unexpectedly interested in the Latina populace in Quebec. Just sayin,” Fumero tweeted on Aug. 20.

Beatriz later responded to Fumero’s tweet with a set of unclear emojis Senior Sizzle sign in.

On Aug. 21, Fumero tweeted in regards to the Quebec series once more.

“I been thinking concerning this a whole lot,” she stated, ” and it also essentially boils down to the . while i realize the Latina population is (very) tiny in Quebec (& just how many of them are funny actors?) the Amy n Rosa functions could’ve gone to virtually any BIPOC so it is disappointing to see that missed possibility.” The acronym she used means Black, native and folks of color.

“Escouade 99,” nonetheless, fills the functions regarding the two primary Ebony figures into the U.S. show with Black Quebecois actors.

“Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” is well known if you are truly a modern show with primary figures who’re racially diverse and LGBTQ+.

Talhi Briones, a Latina illustrator and novelist whom relocated to Quebec from Chile, received a comic expressing the adaptation to her displeasure, while additionally questioning whether it may also keep Rosa’s bisexuality.

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