Melissa Fumero blasted Escalade 99‘s absence of Hispanic representation, likewise keeping in mind that the Brooklyn Nine-Nine remake cast a non-Latina starlet to play Escalade 99‘s variation of Detective Rosa Diaz. (Stephanie Beatriz plays the function in the initial series.) Fumero even called the program’s absence of variety a “missed out on the chance.”
“I’ve been thinking of this a lot, and it generally boils down to this … while I comprehend the Latina population is v little in Quebec (& & the number of them are amusing stars?) the Amy n Rosa functions might’ve gone to ANY BIPOC, so it’s frustrating to see that missed out on the chance,” she composed on Twitter.
“Furthermore, I enjoy stars, so I do not imply to pity these starlets; it’s not their fault … it’s up to the choice makers,” she continued, before revealing frustration with the method her character was portrayed in the trailer. “Also, you guyssssss Amy is not attractive ON PURPOSE. So that bottoms me out too.” Later on, Fumero went on to state that she hopes “the developers take that chance to work with more BIPOC in supporting and visitor functions” if the program succeeds.
When it comes to the initial Brooklyn Nine-Nine, in November 2019, it was restored for the 8th season.