The writers talked about how the United States has always been a melting pot of different cultures, but that hasn’t always been translated onto the screen in Hollywood. It’s good for business and good for the bottom line to acknowledge every viewer, and with Sleepy Hollow‘s success in the ratings, other networks and studios are finally starting to realize that too. Not only is diversity good financially, but the writers talked about how it makes for better storylines too. By having different ethnicities on the show, the writers’ room has the mythologies of more multicultural backgrounds to draw on to create a richer story.
The cast added in their two-cents as well, saying that what makes Sleepy Hollow special is that it is a show with a diverse cast, but it isn’t a show about diversity. People aren’t typecast into a part; they interact realistically with the mythology.
From Hypable’s coverage of the Sleepy Hollow SDCC 2014 panel. :D
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