Don Cheadle

Don Cheadle

According to a former Disney chairman, the notoriously controversial C.E.O. of Marvel Entertainment, Ike Perlmutter, thought nobody would care that Terrence Howard’s character was replaced by Don Cheadle in the Iron Man franchise, “because black people ‘look the same.’” As of 2015, Perlmutter no longer oversees the development of Marvel Studios.

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