It is clear that representing this character in a culturally accurate way holds significance for people, and that to neglect this responsibility would continue a worrying tendency to obscure ethnic minority stories and voices in the Arts. I feel it is important to honour and respect that.
By: Ed Skrein
Genres: Action | Adventure | Comic Based | Crime | Fantasy | Remakes | Science Fiction
Skrein responded to backlash against his casting in the Hellboy franchise reboot by relinquishing the role he had been cast in. The 34-year-old British actor has earlier tweeted that he would be playing Major Ben Daimio, a character that was Asian American in Mike Mignola’s “Hellboy” comics. The news was met with complaints that Hollywood was once again “whitewashing” an Asian character.
Universal Pictures has revealed two extended clips of Oscar winner Charlize Theron in Atomic Blonde, a breakneck action-thriller that follows Agent Lorraine Broughton, MI6’s most lethal assassin through a ticking time bomb of a city simmering with revolution and double-crossing hives of traitors. Atomic Blonde stars Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Til Schweiger, Eddie …