- GQ talks about Riz Ahmed’s successful, break out year with “The Night Of”, calling it a “happy accident” since he decided to try his luck with U.S. TV/movies after not feeling satisfied with what was being covered in British media.
- They also talk about how the media has made him the poster person for Muslim actors since he’s transcending diversity with his roles
- How he remains vocal about racial profiling and needing representation in the media
- He has two upcoming movies (which is why they're featuring him): Venom, where he plays Carlton Drake; and The Sisters Brother, a western with Jake Gyllenhaal, John C. Reilly, and Joaquin Phoenix
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