Neil Patrick Harris says Casting Straight Actors to Play Gay Roles is “Sexy”
During a recent interview, It’s a Sin actor Neil Patrick Harris recently voiced his opinion on straight actors playing gay roles in Hollywood.
This take is one we weren't expecting. https://t.co/lMJhaJf9Sq
— Out Magazine (@outmagazine) January 21, 2021
In the interview he says “there’s something something sexy about casting a straight actor to play a gay role, if they’re willing to invest in it.”
– mentions his role on How I Met Your Mother being nothing like him
– reminds us that Queer as Folk featured straight actors playing “sexy guys behaving as leads” instead of “comic sidekicks”
– says not hiring straight actors could lead to missed opportunities
ontd, do you think straights playing gay roles is sexy?