Michael B. Jordan responds to the backlash on playing The Human Torch.

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This is a subject that you can’t really have a definite answer. It’s all opinions. Michael B. Jordan is a great up and coming actor. A lot of comic book fans get pissed off when you make changes to their beloved comics. I don’t care if Jordan is playing The Human Torch. Who cares if he is black? Just as long as he can play the role well is all i care about. Recently Jordan responded to the backlash from fans:

“It was expected. You kinda know going into it that people are used to seeing something one way, it’s a continuity thing more than anything. People don’t like change too much. But annoyed? Eh, you just kinda accept it, it is what it is. You can’t make everybody happy. You just gotta accept that and know. I’m an actor, I have to do my job. I’m going to do my job the best I can and the way I’ve been doing it my entire life, my entire career. I grew up a comic book guy, I read comic books as a kid growing up, and the Fantastic Four/Human Torch is one of my favorite characters so I’m going to give it my everything. I can’t wait. I don’t really let it bother me at all. I just want to go into it and do the best job I can. We’ll see what happens.”

He went on to say how he will play Johnny Storm/The Human Torch:

“The Human Torch is, ‘yknow, that’s fun. That’s going to be a good time…To play a superhero? That’s dreams coming true. It’s not going to be hard. It’s going to be fun to kind of show a side of me that I don’t really get to show on screen, to be a little bit lighter, funnier, just more personality. It’s going to be fun.”

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