Production still of BELLE omits the lead actress’s name. Hm….

I have been eagerly awaiting the film Belle, which is based on the life of Dido Elizabeth Belle. She was the illegitimate daughter of a British Navy Captain and a slave, raised alongside his white daughter. I swung by IMDB to check out the costumes — so pretty.

I also happened to notice this photo. Please note the actresses named. Those would be the four white wealthy women. Not the servant, which… okay, leads versus background actors, I can see that.

But also not Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who plays the title character.


Also the cast photos of people out of costume… no picture of the lead? Hm.

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1 thought on “Production still of BELLE omits the lead actress’s name. Hm….”

  1. Most of what I’d seen of this production has been from diversity circles, which have showcased the pictures of the main character, or have been the official trailer. This is disappointing.

    I can’t wait for this to come out–I’m really looking forward to seeing it.

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