Morgan Freeman plays a black cowboy in 1992 film Unforgiven alongside Clint Eastwood - a rarity in Hollywood westerns.

Magnificent Seven update revives forgotten story of black cowboys

Hollywood westerns have always had white heroes and villains, largely ignoring the roles of black cowboys, Chinese, Mexicans and others in the Old West. Antoine Fuqua is pushing back with The Magnificent Seven, featuring Lee Byung-hun and Denzel Washington as well as white A-listers

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Morgan Freeman plays a black cowboy in 1992 film Unforgiven alongside Clint Eastwood - a rarity in Hollywood westerns.
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