Actor Noel Clarke has claimed his co-stars in 2019 film Fisherman’s Friends never ‘spoke up’ when he was the only major actor to be left off the film’s promotional poster.
The star played executive Troy in the film, alongside Daniel Mays, James Purefoy, David Hayman, Dave Johns, Sam Swainsbury and Tuppence Middleton, which focused on a group of Cornish fishermen from Port Isaac who were signed by a major label.
However, when it came to designing the poster, Noel was the only one not pictured from the named line-up above.
While sharing videos of black men being targeted on Twitter, with one showing a man being arrested and another of journalist Omar Jimenez being arrested while conducting a live CNN cross, Noel shared the poster from his flick.
Circling his name, while also drawing two arrows highlighting the space alongside David and Tuppence, he wrote today: ‘And I’ll just leave this here.’
He added: ‘And not one of these other actors spoke up for me and the fact I was not on here, being as well known as most of them.’
He had also mentioned his Sky One drama, Bulletproof, the series he co-created and stars in as NCA Detective Aaron Bishop alongside Ashley Walters.
He wrote: ‘Just remember nobody wanted bulletproof, we were told #Bulletproof would never work or sell with two BLACK leads. NEVER. Look now.’
Metro.co.uk also contacted reps of Noel for comment.
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