Media Movies Race Matters Taraji P. Henson

The Curious Case of Shelving Taraji P. Henson’s Benjamin Button Movie Posters

Original posters for the buzzworthy film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button have surfaced online, as producers campaign for Oscar.

The new posters, which are vastly more telling in terms of the film’s story line of a tale of a man aging backward, features Taraji P. Henson holding an aged infant in her hands.

While producers have yet to comment on their decision to shelve the dramatic image for the more movie star friendly, yet vague shot of stars Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett, Blindie can’t help but to wonder if it was just modesty or money or possibly race that resulted in their poster switch.

Read More