Jared Leto (left) and Jennifer Garner in Dallas Buyers Club. Leto won an Oscar for his portrayal of a transgender character in the 2013 film.

‘You play us but we can’t play you’: Scarlett Johansson’s trans role in new film spurs backlash

Unbowed by criticism of her casting as a transgender man by trans actors, who say they are never considered for non-trans parts, actress points to non-transgender actors who won acclaim for playing transgender roles

Topic |   American films

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Jared Leto (left) and Jennifer Garner in Dallas Buyers Club. Leto won an Oscar for his portrayal of a transgender character in the 2013 film.
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