Netflix The crown Star Emma Corrin – who identifies as gender “non-binary” and uses “she/them” pronouns – has revealed she wants to be cast in male and “non-binary” roles and says the industry wants more stories about it must make “non-binary” people.
Emma Corrin opened up about her gender identification in an interview with vanity fair.
“It’s interesting that I’m not being offered any male roles, but that would appeal to me just as much,” Corrin told the magazine.
“I suppose the industry sees you that way too, and I think hopefully that’s changing. The beauty of acting is taking on a character that doesn’t necessarily have to be entirely consistent with one’s experience. It’s a kind of exploration.”
“But I would like to play non-binary, new roles, male roles. Anything as long as it’s right,” she added.
“I just want to tell stories wherever I can.” For #VFHollywood, Emma Corrin opens up on navigating Hollywood after coming out as non-binary, her ‘strange parallel experience’ with Princess Diana and more. https://t.co/JLvx9OPTBO
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Corrin acknowledged that “there aren’t many non-binary parts out there. We need to support queer writers and develop projects and welcome those narratives into the creative space.”
“But also being non-binary for me is a very fluid space that is not about a rejection of femininity or masculinity. It’s kind of an embrace of both. My experience on this earth has been a female one until recently, and I still love all of those parts of me.”
Corrin publicly came out as “non-binary” on Instagram in 2021, announcing her pronoun and posting photos of her wearing a chest binder.
“Naive maybe, it surprised me how much hate I got for it. It was quite a reality check,” she said. “But it has helped a lot of people. Especially when talking about gender and so it helps a lot of people to see someone living in the world as a non-binary person.”
Corrin is among a growing number of Hollywood stars being identified as gender non-conforming. That includes HBO’s The last of us star Bella Ramsey; actress Lio Tipton, who previously went by Analeigh Tipton; Hidden Numbers actress Janelle Monae; and singer Demi Lovato, who recently went back to using “she/she” after adopting “she/them.”
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