Discussing Iron & Rage and Diversity in Entertainment with Guest John Brougher. Listen on Demand.
What if we had more diversity in action films? That’s what actor John Brougher set out to show with the short film Iron & Rage. Iron & Rage reimagines Marvel’s Netflix series Iron Fist as an Asian-American superhero with a diverse supporting cast. This Tuesday, we discuss this and more when John Brougher joins Graphic Policy Radio with hosts Brett and Elana.
John is an actor based out of Los Angeles who can be seen on screen and stage, playing such roles as Dan in the first season of “The A-Word,” Bob in “Secret Valentine,” the titular role of Willum Cubbert in “The Nerd,” and James Ryan in Mark Jason Williams’s “Straight-Faced Lies” in the Capital Fringe Festival. Before that, he was “Brad Majors” in Nu Sass Productions’s “The Rocky Horror Show” and was Jacob in “Tent of Dreams: An Occuplay,” an Iraq war veteran who turns to faith after his tour of duty. John Brougher has been Bottom in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the Pirate King in “The Pirates of Penzance,” worked on numerous commercials and films, and hosted many events.