– D.B. Woodside speaks about taking a chance on Twitter
– Woodside urges executives to create a leading role for him
– Actor acknowledges the boldness of his tweet
“Lucifer” co-star D.B. Woodside recently took a risk in a bold tweet, expressing his desire to lead a television series. The actor, known for playing Amenadiel in the popular Netflix show, resorted to Twitter to give a direct message to decision-makers in the industry, urging them to take advantage of his talent and create a starring role for him.
Woodside’s tweet reads: “Dear TV executives, Showrunners, Agents, I am ready for one of you to show some courage & take a risk on me as your lead in a television series. You all always talk about it but, you never act on it. Take the risk. DB Woodside. #MaybeOneOfYouWillHaveTheCourage.” The actor recognized the boldness of his approach but emphasized his desire to bring change to the industry and highlight diverse talent.
While the tweet may seem like a simple plea for a starring role, it carries a bigger message. Woodside is urging those in power within the television world to take a chance on casting diverse actors in leading roles. By openly addressing industry executives, agents, and showrunners, he is positioning himself as an advocate for increased representation on screen.
D.B. Woodside, who previously appeared in “24” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” will be seen in the upcoming sixth and final season of “Lucifer,” set to premiere on Netflix on September 10. It remains to be seen whether the industry will heed his call for greater risk-taking and diverse representation in leading roles.