Cast Manu Bennett or other Maori actor as Boba Fett
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Boba Fett is one of the most iconic characters in the Star Wars franchise. Considering that his father Jango Fett, his child self, and his father's clones were all played by Maori actors (Temuera Morrison and Daniel Logan), it would only be logical to cast a Maori actor to play Boba Fett's adult self in any upcoming movies. Many fans of Star Wars are pleased with the fact that the casting of these two people supports a rising standard of racial diversity and representation in films. We believe Manu Bennett is ideal for this role. He is known for his portrayal as the Gallic gladiator Crixus in the Starz television series Spartacus. He has also appeared as Azog the Defiler in Peter Jackson's three-part film adaptation based on the The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, as Slade Wilson/Deathstroke in The CW TV series Arrow and as Allanon in the upcoming MTV series The Shannara Chronicles, based on the Shannara novel series by Terry Brooks.
Please consider upholding a standard of racial diversity and support when casting for future films, and continue to cast Maori actors to play Boba Fett or any character genetically identical to him.
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