In promoting his new feature film, The
D Train, actor Jack Black called on “oldies” to make way for
In the film, Dan Landman (played by
Black), is failing at organizing his high school class' 20th
reunion when he has the idea of convincing Oliver Lawless (James
Marsden), the most popular guy in his class and a struggling actor,
to attend, which Dan believes will make the party a success.
In the process, Dan becomes obsessed
with Oliver, and fascinated by Oliver's bisexuality.
“There is a character that is
bisexual in the film,” Black said during a recent HuffPost Live
interview. “And he ends up being a kick-ass hero of the piece.
I've never seen anything like this character in a comedy before, and
that was another reason I was really psyched to do it.”
When host Josh Zepps asked Black
whether he was excited about reaching “a tipping point” on LGBT
rights, Black responded with a dance.
“Civil rights coming through,” he
said as he waved his arms as if he was elbowing his way through a
large crowd. “Get out of the way oldies. We're coming through.
Equality.” (The video is embedded on this page. Visit
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