Ed Skrein Drops Out of ‘Hellboy’ Amid Whitewashing Controversy

Aug 28, 2017

Today, Ed Skrein announces he has dropped out of the upcoming Hellboy reboot. This comes after his casting as Major Ben Daimio was met with much distaste from the Asian community. As the character has typically been depicted as an Asian-American.

Here is the actor’s statement regarding the casting:

Hellboy reboot begins filming later this year…

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