Everyone has fixated on one thing about this three-part miniseries Anne Boleyn (2021) — that Jodie Turner-Smith in the title role is Black and the historical figure she portrays is not. But I’m pretty sure that folks complaining about that haven’t watched the show because there’s plenty to discuss, pro and con, about it without even noting Turner-Smith’s or Boleyn’s skin color. Sure, it’s a factor, but not at all so massive as the internet made it seem.
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