He’s the sharp-dressing eccentric who’s appeared in landmark films and TV shows, from Get Out to Atlanta. So why is he Hollywood’s ultimate outsider? Modern Toss on gentrification Nobody who is familiar with Lakeith Stanfield will be surprised to learn he believes in nebulous and mystic forces beyond our comprehension, such as numerology, symbology and astrology. He puts his breakthrough, in the 2013 movie Short Term 12, down to them: “It was the third month of the year in 2013. Those are two numbers that I imbued with intention,” he recently reminisced (he also has a Roman numeral III tattooed on his neck). “And I kept seeing the same symbols popping up. It seemed to be something that was meant to be.” Related: Sorry to Bother You: why Boots Riley’s surreal race allegory is this year’s Get Out Continue reading…

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