DreamWorks Animation and Universal have tracked down the people to play main characters Hiccup and Astrid in the film. However, How to Train Your Dragon race hate pours in.
The Black Phone‘s Mason Thames and The Last Of Us‘ Nico Parker have landed the roles.
Nico parker being cast is sadly already mirroring the reactions to hate that poured in as the new ‘The Little Mermaid’ trailer landed, and Halle Bailey was named as playing Ariel.
Who has the last laugh on that by the way? ‘Well ‘The Little Mermaid’ raked in $117 million at the US box office on opening weekend.
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The racist comments are already hitting the internet, as Nico Parker is mixed-race.
Parker past work
Parker made her acting debut as a lead in Tim Burton’s live-action adaptation of Dumbo, made by Disney in 2019. She did a stint on HBO series The Third Day opposite Jude Law and Naomie Harris and appeared in Lisa Joy’s sci-fi mind-bender Reminiscence with Hugh Jackman. In Last of Us, one of the biggest hits from HBO in years, she played the daughter of the dangerous would-be lone wolf survivor played by Pedro Pascal, reports Hollywood Reporter.
Some positive reactions about the actual film!
But there are always these people…