I'd like to nominate Michaela Coel, Cynthia Erivo, and Janelle Monae, please!
You know how there's a new Batman movie in the works, starring Robert Pattison? Well, rumor has it that the director's looking to cast an actress of color for the iconic Catwoman role.
Heroic Hollywood claimed that The Batman filmmaker Matt Reeves had initially wanted Zoe Kravitz for the gig, but the actress turned out to be too booked and busy for the DC project. So, now he's allegedly seeking a "Zoe Kravitz-type" actor who's presumably black or biracial.
Again, this is a rumor that's yet to be officially confirmed by Matt Reeves himself or anyone attached to the project. But that didn't stop people from shooting their casting shots on Twitter. Suggestions included Teyana Taylor...