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Jackass’s Jason ‘Wee Man’ Acuña questions why Hugh Grant was solid as an Oompa Loompa within the upcoming movie WonkaBy Adam S. Levy For Dailymail.com Printed: 22:03 EDT, 2 August 2023 | Up to date: 22:03 EDT, 2 August 2023

Jackass character Jason ‘Wee Man’ Acuña has been essential of the casting of actor Hugh Grant being solid as an Oompa Loompa within the upcoming movie Wonka.’Hugh Grant is now enjoying an Oompa Loompa? So I suppose, Hugh Grant, you are now figuring out as slightly individual?’ the 50-year-old actuality star and skateboarder, who has a type of dwarfism generally known as achondroplasia, mentioned in a clip on the TikTok account Film Maniacs. ‘Fascinating – wow,’ mentioned the TV character, who discovered fame on the MTV collection alongside Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O and the troubled Bam Margera.  The clip of the MTV star’s opinion on the casting within the remake – which additionally stars Timothée Chalamet, Olivia Colman, Sally Hawkins, Rowan Atkinson and Keegan-Michael Key – has racked up greater than 86,000 views because it was uploaded July 21. One other entertainer with dwarfism named George Coppen final month questioned why Grant was solid, after actors with dwarfism performed the Oompa Loompas in 1971’s Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Manufacturing unit and 2005’s Charlie and the Chocolate Manufacturing unit.  The most recent: Jackass character Jason ‘Wee Man’ Acuña, 50, has been essential of the casting of actor Hugh Grant, 62, being solid as an Oompa Loompa within the upcoming movie Wonka’So I used to be watching the brand new Wonka trailer and I believed it appeared fairly good till the very finish the place Hugh Grant seems as an oompa loompa. Why?’ the actor-comedian mentioned. ‘Within the earlier two movies all of the oompa loompas have been performed by dwarves however this time spherical they’ve determined to take work away from us.’Coppen mentioned that whereas he wasn’t conscious if the remainder of the Oompa Loompas are performed by actors with dwarfism, Grant’s casting introduced skilled issues for performers within the dwarfism neighborhood.’Now some individuals will say that roles like this are demeaning and we must be enjoying extra “regular” roles which is totally true,’ he mentioned, ‘however we do not get supplied these roles so that they have sort of shut one door for us with out opening the opposite one … so we’re caught within the center unable to do something.Coppen added that ‘individuals neglect that we do get a say within the work we do, earlier than being put ahead for any job I get requested if I need to do it.’I have been supplied jobs previously that I am not a fan of so mentioned no however not less than give us that choice as an alternative of simply shutting us out.’Coppen pointed to an issue involving Sport of Thrones alum Peter Dinklage after he was essential of Disney for utilizing actors who’ve dwarfism of their remake Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.’You’re progressive in a technique and also you’re nonetheless making that f***ing backwards story about seven dwarfs dwelling in a cave collectively, what the f*** are you doing man?’ Dinklage informed Marc Maron in a January 2022 interview that paved the way in which for Disney to eradicate using dwarf characters from the movie. The TV character, who discovered fame on the MTV collection alongside Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O and the troubled Bam Margera  One other entertainer with dwarfism named George Coppen final month questioned why Grant was solid, after actors with dwarfism performed the Oompa Loompas in 1971’s Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Manufacturing unit and 2005’s Charlie and the Chocolate Manufacturing unit  Coppen mentioned that whereas he wasn’t conscious if the remainder of the Oompa Loompas are performed by actors with dwarfism, Grant’s casting introduced skilled issues for performers within the dwarfism communityThe feedback drew ire from a neighborhood of performers who’ve dwarfism, who felt Dinklage’s remarks harm their alternatives in Hollywood shifting ahead.Coppen echoed related sentiments, pointing to Dinklage’s ample profession alternatives versus his friends.’Peter Dinklage has been one of many largest voices for us to not get roles like this however he doesn’t converse for all of us,’ he mentioned. ‘In contrast to most of us he is ready the place he can afford to show down work.’Wonka is slated to reach in theaters this December.  

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