Why hasn't a gay actor starred in a Marvel film: Kit Harington

PTI | Published: 11th September 2018 12:18 PM
'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington. | AFP File Photo

LOS ANGELES: "Game of Thrones" star Kit Harington says he has issues with queer representation in Hollywood films.

The actor said the fact that "masculinity and homosexuality" cannot go hand-in-hand in movies bothers him, reported Variety.

"There's a big problem with masculinity and homosexuality that they can't somehow go hand in hand.

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That we can't have someone in a Marvel movie who's gay in real life and plays some super hero.

I mean, when is that going to happen?" Harington said.

The 31-year-old actor was speaking on the sidelines of ongoing Toronto International Film Festival, where he was joined by his "The Death and Life of John F Donovan" co-stars Emily Hampshire and Thandie Newton and director Xavier Dolan.

Newton added, "It is changing, but we have to get behind those changes and keep pushing it".

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