“A recent study by the Motion Picture Association of America found that people of color purchased 45 percent of movie tickets in 2015. But a report from the Annenberg Foundation and the Annenberg at the University of Southern California revealed that in the 100 highest-grossing films of 2015, only 26 percent of the characters with speaking parts were nonwhite.”

Source: Alex Wagner. “How Franklin Leonard Created The Hollywood List Everyone Wants To Be On.” The Atlantic. pg. 72. March 2017. 

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