Zachary Levi made it clear at a fan event that he is not pleased with the quality of cinematic content, as he called out the film industry for producing “garbage” content. The “Shazam!” actor’s comments have caused a stir once again, going viral on social media after his negative remarks on the SAG-AFTRA strike.
What did Zachary Levi say about Hollywood’s trash content?
Regarding the Hollywood entertainment industry, Zachary Levi expressed his opinion at the Chicago Fan Expo by stating: “I believe that a lot of the content being released these days is not up to par. The filmmakers and performers put in their heart and soul, but the studios still put out these products without ensuring quality.” Levi’s comments were a nod to the writers and actors currently seeking better working conditions, as he expressed his support for their effort.
The Fury of the Gods star further continued his assessment of cinema after calling recent Hollywood productions “garbage,” stating: “How many times do you watch a trailer, ‘this looks so cool,’ then you watch the movie and it’s like, ‘this is what I get?’ That’s what they want us to watch.” The actor added, “We need to stop watching that garbage — we have to actively not go to the garbage.” Basically, Zachary’s remarks suggested that audiences play a role in influencing the industry’s output by rejecting low-quality films.
What were the previous controversial remarks made by Zachary Levi about the SAG-AFTRA strike?
Earlier, some remarks made by the actor regarding the SAG-AFTRA strike ignited controversy, with Levi first suggesting that the strike that prevented him from sharing details of his work as an entertainer, was “so dumb”. Levi later clarified the comments, stating that they were misinterpreted and emphasizing his support for the workers and the strike. He then referred to the system as exploitative, and stressed the need for the strike to protect artists, writers, and those who work in production.