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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More