Adam Devine wants gay characters whose sexuality isn’t ‘the main issue’
Pitch Perfect star Adam Devine wants to see films with gay characters who don’t view their sexuality as “the main issue in their lives.”
The American actor told NewNowNext: “It seems like almost every gay movie is about some struggle—the struggle of coming out, how hard it is, people not understanding.
“I totally get that, of course, but I want to see a movie about two gay guys where being gay is not the main issue in their lives.”
“I certainly would never pass on a role because it was gay.”
— Adam Devine
“I want to see them on a completely different journey that has nothing to do with them being gay,” he added.
Adam Devine is comfortable with playing a gay character
Devine, who stars opposite Rebel Wilson in new rom-com parody Isn’t It Romantic, also said he would have no problem taking on a gay role.
“I’m down to play anything,” he said, “as long as the script is great and I think I could bring something to the character.”
“I certainly would never pass on a role because it was gay,” he added.
The actor, who has a large gay following, said it was “very flattering to have that support.”
Adam Devine stars opposite gay actor in Isn’t It Romantic
Wilson revealed last month that she insisted on casting an openly gay actor to play gay character Donny in Isn’t It Romantic.
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