Wes Anderson’s movies are known for their distinct visual style. When you see one of his movies, you would immediately know that it was directed by him. Aside from this, The View host Whoopi Goldberg noticed something else – Wes Anderson’s movies are dominated by white characters.
Jason Schwartzman, a regular in Wes Anderson movies, was a guest on The View, and Whoopi kindly asked him to give her resume to the director, reports Flavorwire.
“So, I noticed there’ not a lot of folks of color and I thought I would like to give you my resume to give to Wes Anderson and just to let him know I’m available. As you see, I’ve interned on The Late Show.”
Wes Anderson has been known in the movie world since the 1990s, when his movie Bottle Rocket came out. Since then, Anderson has directed seven other movies, the latest being The Grand Budapest Hotel, which came out in 2014.
In addition to the having a common visual style, Wes Anderson also likes to work with the same actors. Recurring actors in his films include Luke and Owen Wilson, Bill Murray, Willem Dafoe, and Jason Schwartzman.
Schwartzman accepted Whoopi Goldberg’s resume and said, “I will give this to him today.” It might be interesting to see Whoopi Goldberg star in a Wes Anderson movie, and it would be a good decision for the director to work with the actress/host, especially since she is one of the few people in the industry who has completed the EGOT (winning an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony). So far, there are only 11 other people who have won all four major awards in individual categories.
Adam Scott, who was also a guest on the show, asked Whoopi, “Can’t you just hold your Oscar up and get anything you want?” Goldberg responded, “I wish that were the case, baby.”
Despite being busy as one of the hosts of The View, Whoopi Goldberg is still active in the movie industry. In 2014, she starred in five movies, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, A Day and a Dollar Short, and Big Stone Gap.
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