According to THR, Gosling simply “was not interested” in portraying the 27-year-old billionaire.
Some have criticized the film for not portraying the context of the poverty many of the pirates come from.
Rush gravely misrepresented Tracie and her book, portraying her as another woman asking too much with too little intelligence.
mid-13c., "to draw, paint" (something), from Anglo-French purtraire, Old French portraire "to draw, to paint, portray" (12c.), literally "trace, draw forth," from por- "forth" (from Latin pro-; see pro-) + traire "trace, draw," from Latin trahere "to drag, draw" (see tract (n.1)). Meaning "depict in words, describe" is from late 14c. Related: Portrayed; portraying.