Why I’m Boycotting Spider-Man: Diversity Isn’t a Trend, It’s a Reality

Yesterday we learned that Marvel and Sony’s Spider-Man film had officially found its friendly neighborhood web slinger…and once again it’s a white straight male. Oh and there’s more! The director is–wait for it–a white dude! Let’s go back and reminisce about how this all came about, shall we? Remember last year in an interview with IndieWire when, asked if  Ultimate Spider-Man Miles Morales, Spider-Man 2099 Miguel O’Hara, or clone Spider-Man Ben Reilly might make an appearance in any future Spider-Man films, Spidey producers Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach said the following: Tolmach: “No.” Arad: “No. The one thing you cannot do, when...

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