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After Accusations of Whitewashing, Daniel Dae Kim Is in Talks to Replace Ed Skrein in Hellboy

After actor Ed Skrein left the upcoming Hellboy reboot amid criticisms of whitewashing, the movie's producers said they would "look to recast the part with an actor more consistent with the character in the source material." And it looks like they're actually following through on that promise.

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Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park Leave Hawaii Five-0, Citing Unequal Pay With White Co-Stars

The struggle for equality, inclusion, diversity—it's all already begun a long time ago, and it's high time for Hollywood to change at all levels of the industry.

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Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park Will Leave Hawaii Five-0 After CBS Refused to Pay Them As Much As Their White Co-Stars

Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park will both depart Hawaii Five-0 after CBS refused to pay them as much as their white co-stars.

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Naomi Watts and Lost‘s Daniel Dae Kim Join Divergent Sequel Insurgent

Fear is the Mind Killer

Insurgent, based on the second book in Veronica Roth's Divergent trilogy, already has one big name in Octavia Spencer, playing Amity leader Johanna Reyes, and now it (probably) has two more: Naomi Watts is in "final negotiations" to play Factionless leader and Four’s mom Evelyn in the remaining movies—that's Insurgent and the two Allegiant movies, because of course the book's been split up. And Daniel Dae-Kim of Lost and Hawaii Five-0 will play Candor leader Jack Kang. Newcomer Suki Waterhouse joined last month as Marlene, as did Jonny Weston (John Dies at the End, Chasing Mavericks) as a yet-unspecified character. I didn't finish the trilogy, so I never found out whether Kate Winslet's Jeanine and Evelyn engage in a rap battle while Johanna and Jack throw tomatoes at them from the roof of a nearby building while bonding over their mutual love of cross-stitch. Someone tell me whether that happens? 'Cause I might see the movie then. Edit: It's been pointed out that Roth has stated she envisioned Evelyn as a "woman of color," which would make Watts' casting a case of whitewashing. It's a topic we've addressed at length on the site before. Hollywood. Can we stop? (via: Variety, Variety) Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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