Disney chief says ABC passed on 'incredibly well-written scripts' that lacked diversity

I will tell you for the first time we received some incredibly well-written scripts that did not satisfy our standards in terms of inclusion, and we passed on them,” Dana Walden, Walt Disney Television’s Chairman of Entertainment, said during a panel discussion last week, による ハリウッドレポーター.

As an example, Walden cited a script that told the story of a White family and whose diversity of characters would have likely come from neighbors.

Pass,” Walden said. “That’s not going to get on the air anymore because that’s not what our audience wants. That’s not a reflection of our audience, and I feel good about the direction we’re moving.

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Dana Walden is pictured in October 2019. クレジット: FayesVision/WENN.com

Dana Walden is pictured in October 2019. クレジット: FayesVision/WENN.com (ロイター)

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昨年, ABC announced a set ofinclusion standardson-screen and behind the scenes amid the cultural reckoning following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.

As THR previously reported, TV programs had to fulfill at least three of the five standards, which include at least 50% of characters and/or actors representingUnderrepresented Groups,” インクルード “meaningful inclusion of Underrepresented Groupsamong secondary characters, 及び “themes and narrativesfrom such groups integrated in the series premise and episodic storytelling.

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