While the rest of the world is losing their collective minds with excitement over the recently released Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens trailer featuring hollywood newcomer John Boyega, a movement of disgruntled fans are rallying on Twitter asking moviegoers to #BoycottStarWarsVII.
Sigh – people need to get a grip.
Apparently, these fans don’t want to live in a universe in which the main characters of a Star Wars film aren’t white males. Never mind the fact that Darth Vader himself was voiced by a black man (James Earl Jones) or that Lando Calrissian (Billy Dee Williams) was in the original trilogy — and never mind the fact that the prequels gave us arguably the coolest Jedi ever in Mace Windu (Samuel L. Jackson).
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