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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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Hellboy Producers Thankfully Say They’re Taking a Cue From Ed Skrein’s Departure Over Whitewashing

Yesterday, we got an unexpected surprise: Actor Ed Skrein, who had recently been cast in an upcoming Hellboy reboot as Ben Daimio, abandoned the role due to whitewashing concerns rather than offer up any of the defenses we so often hear. Not only that, but in a letter explaining his decision, he specifically called for better casting in his place, and it looks like Lionsgate is going to listen.

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“I Must Do What I Feel Is Right”: Ed Skrein Steps Down From Hellboy to Fix Whitewashing

Deadpool actor Ed Skrein stepped down from his Hellboy role as the Japanese-American Major Ben Daimio. "It is our responsibility to make moral decisions in difficult times and to give voice to inclusivity," he says.

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Hollywood Whitewashing Strikes Again: Ed Skrein Joins Hellboy Reboot as Major Ben Daimio

Ed Skrein, whom you may remember as antagonist Ajax from Deadpool, was just cast as Major Ben Daimio in an upcoming reboot of Hellboy, starring David Harbour as the titular hero. There's ... a bit of a problem with this casting, as Major Daimio is actually supposed to be a Japanese American character.

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Game of Thrones’ Daario 1.0 Pretends to Be Jason Statham 2.0 in the New Transporter Refueled Trailer

Oh man. We normally wouldn't have bothered posting a trailer for the new Transporter film, Transporter Refueled, but that headline was too good to pass up.

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Rumor: Deadpool Movie In Talks With Silicon Valley‘s TJ Miller and Game of Thrones‘s Ed Skrein

But will Skrein be replaced by Michiel Huisman halfway through the movie?

No, you haven't been dreaming: the Deadpool movie is still happening, and now it's even searching for a supporting cast.

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The New Daario On Game of Thrones Discusses His Role & Jon Snow Might Know Something After All

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Some of us were super bummed when we found out Ed Skrein, the actor who played Daario Naharis in Season 3 of HBO's Game of Thrones, was going to be recast for Season 4. Even more so when we realized they were giving Daario 2.0, Michiel Huisman, the same costume as Skrein, but not that same overall look. From what I've seen so far, reactions to Huisman have been mixed and while the actor has talked about the possible confusion for viewers before, he's now discussing his role in the most recent episode, "Breaker of Chains." Read on for what he had to say as well as something Jon Snow, aka Kit Harington, might actually know about the future of the series.

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Daario 2.0 On How Game Of Thrones Viewers Might React To The Actor Change

When Michiel Huisman was cast on HBO's Game of Thrones to replace Ed Skrein as Daario Naharis, I thought for sure he'd be wearing a long blond wig. Then we saw our first pictures of him and nope, they didn't even try. What will viewers think of this? According to the actor, not much. 

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Now We Know Why Daario Naharis Left Game of Thrones

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Or at least, we're pretty sure we know. Ed Skrein, aka Daario 1.0, has landed a new gig. That of...The Transporter. 

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Looks Like Daario Naharis Has Been Recast For Game Of Thrones Season 4

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If you weren't too keen on the actor HBO chose for Daario Naharis in Game of Thrones, it's your lucky day.

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Our First Look At Daario & Missandei In New Game Of Thrones Set Shots

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Kickboxer Rickard Nordstrand landed himself a role on HBO's Game of Thrones and though we don't know who he'll be playing, he thankfully took a break from filming to take a few shots with his fellow actors. Now we've got our first look at Missandei and the long-awaited Daario Naharis. Shall we take bets on the blue? (via io9)

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Game of Thrones Casts Daario Naharis & Grey Worm For Season 3

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We've been getting some pretty exciting casting news from HBO's Game of Thrones recently. Last week, the all-important Mance Rayder was finally cast in Irish actor Ciarán Hinds. This week we get a double dose of Daenerys dudes - Daario Naharis and Grey Worm have beeen cast! Hit the jump to find out more about the lucky actors.

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